New Zealand Sign Language in Education

Early Childhood Education

Raising public awareness of NZSL begins with teaching NZSL to the young kiwi generation as early as possible, and both deaf and hearing children benefit from learning NZSL in early childhood education.


Offering bilingual and bicultural programmes will improve in both NZSL and reading/writing English. It also provides them an opportunity for meaningful social interaction and dialogue, and a positive sense of Deaf identity.

Secondary School

The young kiwi generation (both Deaf and hearing) learning NZSL in secondary schools as part of their NCEA. Students choosing NZSL as an elective subject in secondary schools and we can offer them NZSL teaching support.

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8:00am - 9:00pm



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