Educational Publishers Directory
ESA Publications is the leader in study guides and learning workbooks for elementary and secondary schools. With over 180 publications all major subjects are covered – from accounting to science, technology, math and social studies. While calibrated to NZ NCEA levels, high quality content is available for licensing in both digital and print forms. Visit our website to view our extensive list.
At Essential Resources it is our unequivocal aim to make teachers’ working lives easier by producing innovative, high-quality publications that are designed for today’s learning environment. Our practical resources support teachers to teach effectively and in a way that challenges students to develop critical thinking skills and strong problem-solving strategies to equip them for a today’s fast-paced, changing world.
Global Education Systems (GES) publish quality literacy resources to stimulate young minds. Resources developed by Jill Eggleton QSO, international educational consultant and author, include writing, guided reading, shared reading and independent reading.
Huia is an independent publisher with a focus on supporting Māori and Pacific writers, describing the diversity of Māori experiences and perspectives, and promoting the Māori language. Huia publishes fiction and non-fiction for adults and children, as well as educational resources in the Māori language.
Lift Education is a Wellington-based educational publishing company. We publish resources to address literacy needs around the world. Our CSI Literacy resources are aimed at a global audience, particularly the US, the UK, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand. We also develop resources for corporate and non-corporate organisations, overseas publishers, and government departments, including the New Zealand Ministry of Education.
Macmillan Education resources include hardback library titles, books to teach and develop literacy skills, teacher resource materials, and textbooks for primary and secondary schools. Our literacy division is based in Auckland, New Zealand, where we produce multi-component core reading programs, meeting the needs of 21st-century learners in Australian and New Zealand schools.
Joy Alcock is an author, publisher and literacy consultant who developed the Word Detective series of literacy resources which focus on learning to write and spell and include teacher guides, posters, interactive games, music and early readers. She has now launched an online professional learning website which allows schools to run their own school-based professional learning around spelling and early literacy development.
The New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) is New Zealand’s only national, independent educational research organisation. NZCER Press is the organisation’s publishing arm, publishing research-based assessment tools, journals, books and classroom resources, written by external authors and in-house researchers. Their publications are designed to meet the needs they identify across the education sector through their research work.
Rainbow Reading (and the US version: New Heights) is a program comprising audio-supported “hi-lo”, leveled books with audio-support provided on pre-recorded “magic” reading pens. The system is research-proven to significantly lift reading competence and confidence in beginning readers, including students learning English. miniRAINBOWS is a series for very young children to read and enjoy supported by the magic audiopen.