Welcome to Drew’s country case study website!  This site explores the education system of New Zealand.

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Population: 4, 242, 048

Location: Southwestern Pacific Ocean

Capital: Wellington

GDP per capita: $31,082 (USD)

Official Languages:  English, Maori, New Zealand Sign Language

Compulsory Education: 10 years

Free Education: 5 -19 years old

Academic School Year: February-December

2012 PISA Results: 500 (Mean Score), Ranked 23rd out of 65 countries.