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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.

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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

ICT Graduate Schools – one step closer

Six groups have been invited to develop full proposals to establish and operate ICT Graduate Schools. Find out more...

PBRF SRG consultation paper #3 - feedback welcome

TEOs and other stakeholders are invited to provide feedback on the proposed operational information on the Research Contribution component of Evidence Portfolios to be submitted to the 2018 Quality Evaluation by 5pm, Wednesday 11 February 2015. Read more...

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.

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...