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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

Māori CoRE Assessment Framework for selection round now available

The Māori CoRE Assessment Framework for the 2014/2015 Selection Round for the selection committee is now available here. Find out more about the Māori CoRE.

Investigation at Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki completed

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) have completed an investigation into practices at the Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT) including the delivery of the National Certificate and Diploma in Māori Performing Arts. Read more...

Update for foundation-level providers

Updates on the Methodology for Assessment Tool Usage document; requirements for assessing literacy and numeracy; and transitioning to the 2015 tutor qualification requirements. Read more...

PBRF SRG consultation paper #2 – feedback welcome

TEOs and other stakeholders are invited to provide feedback on the proposed changes to the staff eligibility criteria for the 2018 Quality Evaluation by Friday 12 December 2014, 5pm. Read more…

Investigation at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi completed

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) have completed an investigation into practices at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi (TWWOA) including the delivery of the National Certificate in Māori Tourism (Hei Manaaki) programme. Read More...

Change in some foundation-level qualification requirements

Beginning in 2015, the TEC will be transitioning to requiring tutors who teach foundation-level courses to hold an appropriate qualification, such as the NCALNE (Voc). Read more...