Private Schools in New Zealand: An Endangered Species?

  • Colin McGeorge


The number of private schools has declined over the last decade, prompting the Chief Review Officer to express concern, but the non-government school sector as a whole has grown with many private schools, including recently established ones, integrating into the state system. The size of the non-government sector and movement within it will depend on the level of state aid and the new government’s willingness to act on recent amendments to the Integration Act.


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Author Biography

Colin McGeorge
How to Cite
MCGEORGE, Colin. Private Schools in New Zealand: An Endangered Species?. The New Zealand Annual Review of Education, [S.l.], n. 9, feb. 1999. ISSN 1178-3311. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 28 oct. 2020. doi:


Educational Policy and Administration