New Zealand's Ministry of Education (on behalf of New Zealand's Education Sector ICT Standing Committee and Ministry of Research, Science and Technology) collaborates with The Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) for a close cooperation between the two organisations in the e-Framework initiative.
This collaboration is central to the development and deployment of IT standards and systems. The initiative would explore more flexible approaches to the technical infrastructures for e-Learning, e-Research and e-Administration. The development of such a service-oriented technical framework maximise the flexibility and cost-effectiveness of IT systems. The agreement follows the exchange of visitors between the two countries with two more delegations from New Zealand arriving in the UK in the coming month. This relationship is going to bring us a lot of benefits as by working with international standards