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  • 19 Oct 16
    TEC monitoring of Lincoln University sees $1.5 million repaid to the Crown

    Lincoln University has repaid $1.5 million (GST exclusive) to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) after an independent investigation showed the university’s Telford Division had not delivered the required learning hours across several vocational programmes in accordance with its funding agreement.

  • 15 Sep 16
    Four reviews into Tertiary Education Organisations released

    The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) has today released four reviews that were initiated after a new approach to data analysis was introduced last year.

  • 23 Jun 16
    Breach means training provider must repay $1.47 million

    The New Zealand School of Outdoor Studies is to repay $1.47 million (GST-exclusive) to the Tertiary Education Commission (the TEC) following an investigation which showed that some student enrolments between 2009–2014 could not be validated and that courses were under-delivered against their agreement with the TEC.

  • 12 May 16
    TEC confirms two investigations

    The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) today confirmed it has commissioned investigations at Lincoln University’s Telford Division and at Tai Poutini Polytechnic.

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