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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

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...

Important info for TEOs submitting 2017 performance commitments

We have important information for TEOs submitting 2017 performance commitments. It relates to SAC funding at level 3 and above. You can read it here.

Tū Māia – our plan for improving outcomes for Māori learners

The TEC wants to see Māori learners participating and achieving at all levels of education on a par with other learners. Read more...

TEC Statement of Performance Expectations 2016/17 now available

We have published our Statement of Performance Expectations 2016/17. Download it here...