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Learning support needs

Your child might need extra help to learn because of a physical disability, a sensory (hearing or eyesight) impairment, an illness, an emotional problem, a lear...

Choosing an ECE service, primary or secondary school or kura

The Ministry of Education believes that starting school can be an exciting time for your child and provides wonderful opportunities for them to grow and learn a...

School children and students with learning support needs

The government gives all schools and kura a Special Education Grant to support students with learning support needs.Each school can decide how they use the gran...

Early learners with learning support needs

If you’re concerned about your pre-school child’s learning and development or behaviour, you can ask the Ministry of Education for help. If your child finds it ...

Leaving secondary school (transition)

If you have a disability you can attend school up until the age of 21, depending on your funding.The process of moving on from secondary school to adult life is...

Further education and training

Are you thinking of doing further study or training after you leave school? Find out what support is available for students with a disability, impairment, injur...