Supporting transitions

Information in this section will help schools support students who are entering, returning to or leaving the New Zealand school system.

Early leaving exemption (EXL)

Education service for youth courts

Help returning young people to education from the justice system

Home education

International student visitors

National Transition Guidelines for students with additional learning needs

Refugee background students

Trades Academies

Vocational Pathways — Youth Guarantee website (external link)

Service academies

Service Academies is a 1 year programme run within secondary schools in collaboration with the New Zealand Defence Force.

Service academies — Alternative education website (external link)

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