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Tēnā koutou, Kia orana, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Talofa lava, Gude tru olgeta, Taloha ni, Malo e lelei, Ni sa bula vinaka, Kia ora tātou.

A very warm welcome to the TEC website.

About Us

TEC is responsible for funding tertiary education in New Zealand, assisting our people to reach their full potential and contributing to the social and economic well-being of the country.

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Previous news

Survey opens for SAC levels 1 and 2

The TEC is seeking feedback from TEOs that participated in the 2014 SAC levels 1 and 2 competitive process. Find out more...

Consultation on the Draft Code of Good Practice for NZ Apprenticeships

We want feedback on the Draft Code of Good Practice for New Zealand Apprenticeships, particularly if you are involved or interested in apprenticeship training. It sets out the expectations and obligations of everyone involved in a New Zealand Apprenticeship. Read more…

Literacy and Numeracy Implementation Strategy refresh consultation

We are seeking feedback on the TEC’s proposed future priorities within a refreshed Literacy and Numeracy Implementation Strategy. Read more...

Māori focused CoRE one step closer

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, hosted by the University of Auckland, has been invited to submit a full application as part of the process for selecting a Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) focused on Māori research. Read more...

PBRF User Manual updated

Following consultation with the sector, the PBRF User Manual has been updated to include guidance on the changes decided by Cabinet in early 2014 to the External Research Income (ERI) measure.

ICT Graduate Schools – one step closer

Six groups have been invited to develop full proposals to establish and operate ICT Graduate Schools. Find out more...