Vision, Mission and Values | ELPNZ

Vision, Mission and Values

Our vision

That refugees and migrants have the opportunity to learn English, to pursue aspirations for themselves and their families, and to participate in all aspects of life in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Our mission

To provide English language skills and social support for effective resettlement of refugees and migrants in Aotearoa New Zealand. 

Our values

Diversity: we are welcoming

Aotearoa New Zealand has become a very diverse country, with people from all cultures settling here, enriching our lives, neighbourhoods and communities. Everyone is equally welcome.  

Partnership: we work together for success 

Working in partnership allows people to co-operate. By talking through ideas, and working side by side, we can achieve much more together than alone. Whether we work together as a couple, a group or a whole society, using language well is the key to our success. Let's talk about working together. 

Respect: we care, listen and respond

We have many ways to show respect. In many cultures, it is customary to remove one's shoes before entering a home. Doing so, regardless of one's own culture and preferences, is a sign of respect. The world runs better with respect.

Excellence: we value our work and aim high

At English Language Partners, we want to be the best in the world at what we do, which means setting ambitious goals and reaching them. Being a Kiwi means achieving triumphs.