To be a leader in New Zealand education by making a meaningful difference to the lives of our students and their communities.
We have great belief in our students and each other
Quality processes and outcomes are at the core of student success
We actively seek a better way
We value our differences and operate with integrity towards each other
We build strong connections to support each other and our communities
ACG Group - outstanding educational services with proven quality and results.
ACG is a leading independent provider of educational services providing a range of programmes: Pre-school/Kindergarten, Primary, Middle and Senior School education, English Language courses, University Foundation Studies for the University of Auckland and AUT University and a wide range of Certificates, Diplomas and Degree pathways.
ACG Tertiary & Careers - the tertiary division of the ACG Group - offers excellent skills-based training in Cookery, Hospitality, Business, Retail, Contact Centre, Construction, Digital Design, Health and Early Childhood Education.
Our efforts to cater for the needs of the individual have seen us develop a range of schools for students and their families who have put their trust in us to provide a first-class education. ACG Schools and Colleges are all co-educational and share common values and philosophies. They offer the best educational pathways leading to respected universities. ACG is also part of a worldwide network of schools that are connected to the University of Cambridge and the International Baccalaureate associations through their international examination programmes.
The ACG Group at a glance
ACG’s schools, colleges and tertiary campuses comprise:
ACG Parnell College & Parnell Primary School
ACG Senior College ACG Strathallan Pre-school, School and College ACG Sunderland Pre-School and College ACG New Zealand International College, delivering the University of Auckland Certificate in Foundations Studies ACG English School ACG Tauranga Vietnam
Australian International School
ACG International School Jakarta (Indonesia)
PTE Group - Tertiary & Careers
ACG Yoobee School of Design
New Zealand Career College (NZCC) New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA) Sir George Seymour National College of Airline, Travel & Tourism Governance and Management
The Executive Team and Board are responsible for the governance of the organisation.
The Board meets monthly to: • discuss NZMA’s strategic direction • review financial performance • determine business objectives • select management to operationalise policies and objectives The Senior Management Team (comprised of the Chief Executive and Directors) communicates daily, and takes care of the on-going operations of the business.
NZMA operates under the strict NZQA student fee protection policy as required by the New Zealand Government. Student fees are protected in the unlikely event that NZMA is unable to deliver a student’s tuition.
Academic Advisory Board
NZMA has an independent Academic Advisory Board, which provides guidance in terms of programme development, delivery and moderation so that:
Our students and other stakeholders can be confident that NZMA delivers its courses with the appropriate academic rigour and commitment to quality.
Other partners, whose products we are delivering, can be confident that NZMA delivers their products with the appropriate academic rigour.
Other organisations (for example universities and other tertiary institutions both in New Zealand and internationally) can confidently grant our graduates articulated pathways/advanced standing into their programmes.
The Board is chaired by Dr Alastair MacCormick, who spent 14 years at Auckland University as Dean of the Business School, later serving terms there as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Acting Vice-Chancellor. Dr MacCormick is an Emeritus Professor. He holds a BSc in Mathematics and Physics and an MCom in Economics from the University of Auckland, and a PhD in Management Science from Yale University.
Currently a professional director, Dr MacCormick has experience across a range of public and private companies, including new venture companies with a technology focus. His corporate and consulting assignments have spanned the business, government, not-for-profit and university sectors in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. He has been extensively involved in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation through both PECC and APEC. Dr MacCormick is also Chairman of the Business Innovation Centre Advisory Board for the Auckland University of Technology.
NZQA Quality Commitment
At NZMA we are committed to offering quality learning. We are ranked as a Category 1 provider on NZQA’s EER rating which is the best rating possible for providers.
This means that we are on the highest tier of private tertiary educators and operate under a four year NZQA External Evaluation and Review (EER) cycle. NZMA’s most recent EER was in 2013, where we retained our Category 1 status.
Yearly Performance Indicators