Welcome to TEC

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

Technical Issues on Workspace

Technical issues with Workspace have now been resolved. We would like to thank all tertiary education organisations for their patience.

Latest Māori & Pasifika Trades Training providers announced

Read the joint media release from Minister Steven Joyce and Minister Tariana Turia.

Information for learners consultation

The TEC is seeking views from all tertiary education stakeholders about the TEC’s Information for Learners work. This work is aimed at achieving more informed tertiary education enrolment decisions by making better information available to those considering tertiary education. Read more about the consultation

Hui on Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) for Māori research

The TEC recently held hui to develop a process to select a Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) that focusses exclusively on Māori research. Read more

Workplace literacy – news and events

Update on the upcoming National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Symposium 2014 and call for nominations for the EEO Trust Diversity Awards.


ICT Graduate School programme

The programme will deliver industry-focused education and research that builds connections between tertiary education providers and key ICT firms. Read more about the ICT Graduate School programme.