Learning support

Learning support refers to the additional support some children and young people need to engage and achieve in education.

The Learning Support service delivery model is about improving the education system for children and students who need additional learning support.

The Inclusive Education website (external link) has teaching strategies for supporting children and students with learning support needs.

Learning support is available in your local early childhood centre or school.  It is provided to support students, educators families and whānau in a range of different ways.

Learning supports

Programmes for parents and educators

Requests for learning support

Talk to your early learning service, school or local Ministry of Education Service Manager to discuss learning support options or to make a request for support (referral).  

Inclusive Education

Learning support is provided in the context of inclusive education

Early childhood and school enrolment

Students can access services in their local early learning service (external link) or school (external link)

Other school options include:


Guidelines and resources

Contact us

For information or to make a request for support contact your local office,  phone 0800 622 222 or email learning.supportmailbox@education.govt.nz

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