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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

SAC levels 1 and 2 competitive process - update

The questions and answers document about the SAC Levels 1 and 2 Plan Guidance and competitive process has been updated. Remember, questions regarding the competitive process must be submitted by 5.00 pm on Tuesday, 22 April 2014. Read more...

Update on publishing performance information

The TEC has loaded EPI to Analyse My Performance in Workspaces. Read more...

Additional resources available - 2014 SAC levels 1 and 2 competitive funding round

Four organisations to receive direct industry training funding

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today announced the first four organisations to receive direct Government funding through the Industry Training Fund direct funding pilot. Read the Minister's news release.

Read more about the Direct Funding Scheme.

Tertiary Education Strategy 2014-19

Speaking at the Higher Education Summit in Auckland, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today launched the Tertiary Education Strategy 2014-19. Read more about the new Tertiary Education Strategy.

2014 Gateway Handbook

The 2014 Gateway Handbook is now available.

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