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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

TEC and partners Roadshow 2016

Save the date for our TEC and partners Roadshow 2016, coming in October to four regional centres. Read more...

New Zealand ranked high in OECD for adult education

The OECD has released its Education at a Glance 2016 report which shows New Zealand performing well across a range of education measures.  Read more...

Blueprint and plan for education sector released

The Education System Blueprint and education agencies' response to it have been released today. Read more...

Entrepreneurial Universities update

Additional information about the Entrepreneurial Universities initiative is now available. Read more...

PBRF panel-specific guidelines released

We are pleased to announce the release of the panel-specific guidelines for the Performance-based Research Fund (PBRF) 2018 Quality Evaluation. Read more...

$35 million for entrepreneurial universities

Minister Joyce has announced funding of $35 million for entrepreneurial universities. Read more...