ELPNZ | Working with Migrants and Refugees

Education key to new life

Imagine a camping holiday. After a week, you and your family can pack up the tent and head home, relaxed and ready for whatever life has in store. Now, suppose, there is no home to go back to.

Skype me for English

Dianne Wilson taught Gilda, for three months before they met in person – thanks to Skype.

Coordinator documents

Download resources for coordinators to use when selecting tutors and registering learners for the ESOL-Literacy programme. Also promotional material and administration templates. Please email Dorothy Thwaite or Victoria Ussher if you have any queries

Job mentoring service

The Job Mentoring Service provides employment support to skilled migrants and refugees from a non-English speaking background. A trained volunteer job mentor works one-to-one with a job seeker offering support, advice and information on how to find work in Wellington, New Zealand.


News & events

Jessica Yap, manager of English Language Partners Palmerston North branch, talks to WTV about the importance of recognising International Mother Language Day

Learn English

To apply for our programmes, please phone the office on 359 2332 or email us to make an appointment.
You must bring your passport or travel document to your appointment.

Teach English

Volunteer as an ESOL home tutor

Complete the Certificate in ESOL Home Tutoring

Learn about working with other cultures and practical teaching techniques. Then teach English to a migrant or refugee-background learner.


Adult Learners' Week 2013 

On Saturday 7th September, Pataka Museum in Porirua celebrated the diversity of the city's migrants and refugees. 
We had a stall at Pataka to promote our services. 


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