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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

Breach means training provider must repay $7.5 million

Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre is to repay $7.5 million (GST-exclusive) to the TEC after an independent investigation showed it had not delivered several vocational education programmes in line with what was approved for funding.  Read more...

2014 performance-linked funding for SAC-funded TEOs now on Workspace

If you receive Student Achievement Component (SAC) funding, you can now review your organisation’s 2014 performance-linked funding information on Workspace 2. Read more... 

Educational Performance Indicators published

The Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment has welcomed the release of the 2014 Educational Performance Indicators (EPI) data for all SAG- and YG-funded tertiary education organisations and industry training organisations. Go to the EPI reports...

PBRF Moderators announced and panel nomination process opens

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of the Moderators for the Performance-based Research Fund 2018 Quality Evaluation. Read more...