Media releases

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  • 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.

  • 23 Oct 15
    Training provider in breach of funding conditions told to repay TEC $6.2 million

    The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) says Agribusiness Training Ltd has been told to repay $6.24 million after an independent investigation found it had failed to deliver some vocational education programmes in line with its funding agreement.

  • 07 Sep 15
    Breach means training provider must repay $7.5 million

    Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre (Taratahi) is to repay $7.5 million (GST-exclusive) to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) after an independent investigation showed it had not delivered several vocational education programmes in accordance with their funding agreement with TEC.

  • 02 Jul 15
    Investment in tertiary education well monitored

    Oversight of the Government’s $2.8 billion investment in tertiary education is sound, an independent review says.

  • 18 Mar 15
    Four groups shortlisted to be Centres of Research Excellence

    Four groups have been shortlisted for three available places in the latest funding round for Centres of Research Excellence (CoREs).

  • 21 Jan 15
    Māori focused CoRE one step closer

    Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, hosted by the University of Auckland, has been invited to submit a full application as part of the process for selecting a Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) focused on Māori research.

  • 11 Nov 14
    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.

  • 21 Oct 14
    Māori CoRE selection committee announced

    A panel of highly qualified and respected experts has been chosen to undertake the process of selecting a Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) focused on Māori research.

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