Regional Migrant/ Refugee Education Coordinator

Who are we?

Regional Migrant/Refugee Educational Co-ordinator, Central South Region, Ministry of Education

What do we do?

There is a migrant co-ordinator and a refugee co-ordinator.

They support schools and migrant/refugee parents/communities in issues of:

  • student enrolment
  • ESOL funding
  • knowledge and general information regarding education.

How can we help you?

By listening to school and parent concerns and issues related to migrant/refugee students and make sure these are considered at a wider Ministry level.

Where can you find us?

Afat Xiao, Central North Region Senior Adviser: Refugee and Migrant Support
Phone +64 7 858 7305 Fax +64 7 858 7131
Email fatlianto.xiao@education.govt.nz


Gina Gonzales, Central South Region Senior Adviser: Refugee and Migrant Support
Phone +64 4 463 8678 Fax +64 4 463 8698
Email gina.gonzales@education.govt.nz