About Us

Education Central is the independent and impartial go-to news source for all New Zealand educators, politicians, policy makers and parents, published by NZME. It provides:

  • The latest news
  • Thought-provoking feature content
  • Policy updates
  • Opinion pieces from sector thought leaders
  • Teaching and learning resources
  • Professional development initiatives and sector success stories
  • Conference information
  • Forum for discussion and debate

Education Central harnesses the collective depth and breadth of NZME’s education content from market-leading and award-winning websites and publications, such as the NZHerald.co.nz, Newstalkzb.co.nz and NZME’s regional daily newspapers.

In addition, Education Central provides unique opinion pieces from some of New Zealand’s most high-profile thought leaders, including educational researchers and commentators, policy makers, charter schools advocates and opponents, authors of NZ Initiative reports, teacher ed experts, and leaders from unions, principals’ associations, ECE and tertiary peak body organisations.

NZME is passionate about New Zealand’s education sector and engaging with Kiwi educators in a new and innovative way.