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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

Investment in tertiary education well monitored

Oversight of the Government’s $2.8 billion investment in tertiary education is sound, an independent review says. Read more...


Our Statement of Intent and Statement of Performance Expectations

The TEC has published our Statement of Intent for 2015/16-2018/19 and our Statement of Performance Expectations 2015/16.  Read more....

PBRF consultation decisions and sector feedback

The TEC has decided on the establishment of a Pacific Research peer review panel and the operational framework for the Research Contribution component. Read more...

2015 August Single Data Return

The 2015 August Single Data Return (SDR) for all tertiary education organisations that receive Student Achievement Component and Youth Guarantee funding is due on 5pm, 21 August 2015. Read more...


Literacy and Numeracy consultation and update

The TEC is consulting on our draft Literacy and Numeracy Implementation Strategy which sets out how we will work with the tertiary sector, with employers and across government from 2015 to 2019 to lift literacy and numeracy skills. Read more...

Upgrade to Workspace 2

Workspace 2 providers will now receive all their documentation and complete their commitment templates on Workspace 2. Read more...