About AEC | Our School


Our school in a Private Education Provider (PTE), owned and operated by Daniel Education LTD and trading as Auckland Edinburgh College (AEC).

Mission Statement and Core Values

The main purpose of Auckland Edinburgh College is to provide high quality English language education
and student services to international students through:

  •  Excellent tutors who provide high quality education
  •  A highly effective and excellent student support team
  •  Modern facilities

In accordance with the special character of the organization,
we endeavour to provide appropriate holistic care for students’ academic, physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

We are an internationally renowned English language institution teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) OR Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

We also prepare students for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and the Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT). Many students from around the world have come to us to learn English or learn how to teach English, including students from: China, Korea, Vietnam, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Taiwan, Thailand, Switzerland, France, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, India, Fiji and Iran.

Auckland Edinburgh College has strong working relationships with a range of top education providers in New Zealand. As well as offering a variety of tailor-made ESL and TESOL English courses, we can assist you in entering high quality business, commerce, and computer programmes from respected tertiary providers. We also have agreements with a number of local high schools proficient in international education. In addition, we offer study tours for those who want a taste of New Zealand language, culture, and education.


  •  Awarded Highly Confident from NZQA External Evaluation
  •  Unbeatable ESL and TESOL tuition from highly-qualified, experienced teachers.
  •  A friendly and supportive learning environment for you to learn English.
  •  Quality exam training and a secure pathway to further study.
  •  Quality Kiwi homestay accommodation.
  •  An exciting and varied social programme centered around the Kiwi lifestyle.
  •  An excellent student advisory service.
  •  A variety of extra-curricular activities.

AEC Status WITH New Zealand Qualification Authority

Registration with
New Zealand Qualifications Authority


Auckland Edinburgh College is registered
by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority(NZQA)
as a Private Training Establishment under the provisions
of the Educational Act 1989
and its subsequent amendments.

Certificate No.:4689/1

Pastoral Care of International Students


Auckland Edinburgh College is a signatory to the New Zealand
Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students,
as established under section 238F of the Education Act 1989.


Registration Number : 1074
Date Issued : 19 June 2003

Report of External Evaluation and Review
By the New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA)

Ⅰ Governance, management, and strategy Excellent
Ⅱ Student support Excellent
Ⅲ General English Excellent
Ⅳ TESOL course Excellent

All courses offered by Auckland Edinburgh College are approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under section 258 of the Education Act 1989, and Daniel Education Limited Trading as Auckland Edinburgh College is accredited to provide the courses under section 259 of the Act.