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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

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...

PBRF SRG consultation paper #3 - feedback welcome

TEOs and other stakeholders are invited to provide feedback on the proposed operational information on the Research Contribution component of Evidence Portfolios to be submitted to the 2018 Quality Evaluation by 5pm, Wednesday 11 February 2015. Read more...

Update for foundation-level providers

Updates on the Methodology for Assessment Tool Usage document; requirements for assessing literacy and numeracy; and transitioning to the 2015 tutor qualification requirements. Read more...