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Academic Colleges Group (ACG)

ACG is New Zealand’s largest private educational provider of school education, university foundation studies and tertiary training programmes. We aim to create dynamic learning environments. Students from all over the world participate in an internationally-recognisededucation that helps them make a successful contribution to a diverse global community.

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ACG is New Zealand’s largest private educational provider of school education, university foundation studies and tertiary training programmes.

We aim to create dynamic learning environments. Students from all over the world participate in an internationally-recognisededucation that helps them make a successful contribution to a diverse global community.

ACG's three main goals are to provide:

  • Excellent academic outcomes from quality teaching
  • Excellent skills-based outcomes from inspired learning
  • A superior quality of service
A quality education through ACG provides the opportunity to meet an experienced and talented team of educators, managers and support personnel who, through dedication, have created what is now New Zealand’s leading independent provider of educational services.
Key Facts, ACG:
  • Owns and operates thirteen preschools, schools and tertiary colleges in New Zealand; one in Vietnam and one in Indonesia
  • Has approximately 10,000 students and 1,000 staff
  • Offers a complete education pathway from kindergarten to university or a skills-focused career
  • ACG’s K-13 schools have an academic focus with outstanding examination results
  • Is associated with the University of Cambridge through international examinations; with the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) through accredited Primary Years Programmes and the IB Diploma and teaches University Foundation Studies offered on behalf of the University of Auckland and AUT University
  • Owns ACG Yoobee School of Design, New Zealand’s largest specialised digital design school, offering certificate and diploma programmes in Graphic Design, Web Development, Animation, Filmmaking, Game Art and 3D Graphics
  • Owns New Zealand Career College, a leading job focused career provider in New Zealand, offering certificate and diplomas programmes in Health, Early Childhood Education, Business and Trades
  • Owns New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA), a large and well-established private tertiary education institution. NZMA offers training programmes in hospitality, cookery, business, contact centre, retail and construction.
  • Offers intensive academic English courses and full English Language Support to those in need
  • Has advanced IT services for learning on-line and for families to view attendance, academic reports and examination results, course outlines and timetables on-line
  • ACG Tauranga, a new Year 1 - 13 school in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, opened in February 2015

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