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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

Lincoln University has repaid $1.5 million to the TEC

Lincoln University has repaid $1.5 million (GST exclusive) to the TEC after an independent investigation. Read more...

2015 EPI reports now available

Today we have published our 2015 Educational Performance Indicator (EPI) reports for tertiary education organisations. Read more...

TEC Roadshow 2016

Save the date for our TEC 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...