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  • REF001: TEO to supply information to the TEC

    As specified in section 159YC(1) of the Education Act, it is a condition of a tertiary education organization (TEO) receiving funding that the TEO will supply to the TEC, from time to time as required by the TEC, and in the form specified by the TEC, any financial, statistical, or other information that a TEO is required to supply. TEO to submit reports A TEO that receives funding from the ILN …

  • REF002: TEO to continue to meet specified criteria

    The TEO must, for the length of the funding period continue to be a) one of the following:      (i) a university; or       (ii) an institute of technology and polytechnic (ITP); or      (iii) a wānanga; or      (iv) a PTE; and b) experienced in educating refugees.

  • REF003: TEO to continue to meet quality assurance requirements

    The TEO must continue to be quality assured by the applilcable quality  assurance body, being: a) the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, if the TEO is an ITP, wānanga, or PTE; or b) the New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee, if the TEO is a university.

  • REF004: TEO to ensure that learners are eligible

    The TEO must ensure that each learner in a programme of study or training funded by the ILN – Refugee English Fund is, and continues to be: a) a New Zealand citizen or resident; and b) a refugee, protected person, or person sponsored by a refugee or protected person.

  • REF005: TEO to ensure programmes meet criteria

    The TEO must ensure that each programme of study or training funded from the ILN – Refugee English Fund:  a) leads to the award of an ESOL certificate or diploma at level 3 or above on the           New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF); and b) is part of a programme that: (i) has been quality assured by the applicable quality assurance body; and (ii) if offered by a PTE, has 40 or more…

  • REF006: TEO not to charge fees

    The TEO must not charge a fee to a learner who is participating in an eligible programme of study or training for which the TEO receives funding from the ILN – Refugee English Fund.

  • REF007: TEO not to receive other Crown funding

    The TEO must: a) not (without the TEC’s prior written consent) seek or obtain funding from any Crown source (including a Crown entity or a company wholly owned by the Crown) other than the TEC to fund a programme of study or training that receives funding from the ILN – Refugee English Fund; and b) notify the TEC immediately if it becomes aware of any circumstances that might result in a breach…

  • REF008: TEO to use funding responsibly

    The TEO must use the funding: a) lawfully, responsibly, and for the purposes for which it is provided; and b) in a manner consistent with the appropriate use of public funds.

  • REF009: TEO to repay excess funding

    If the TEO receives funding from the ILN – Refugee English Fund that is greater than it should have been, or that the TEO was not entitled to receive, the TEO must treat the amount of the over-funding as a debt due to the Crown that: a) is repayable on demand; and b) may be set-off against all or any funding, or any sum of money payable by the TEC to the TEO. Funding greater than it should have…

  • REF010: TEO not to subcontract

    The TEO must not sub-contract the delivery of a programme of study or training for which the TEO receives funding from the ILN - Refugee English Fund.

  • REF011: TEO only to enrol learner for certain period

    The TEO must only allow a learner to re-enrol in a programme of study or training that receives funding from the ILN - Refugee English Fund, within a period of up to three years from his or her first enrolment. 

  • REF012: TEO to repay funding following revocation of funding approval

    If the TEC, in accordance with section 159YG of the Education Act 1989, suspends or revokes some or all of a TEO’s funding paid from the ILN – Refugee English Fund before that funding has been used or contractually committed towards the purposes for which it was provided, the TEO must treat the unexpended or uncommitted portion of the funding as a debt due to the Crown that: a) is repayable on…

  • REF013: TEO not to claim funding for recognised prior learning

    The TEO must not claim funding for recognised prior learning credited to a learner. To ensure that the TEO is able to comply with this condition, the TEO must: a) ask each learner to specify prior learning he or she has undertaken; and b) before admitting each learner into an ILN – Refugee English funded programme of study or training, review that information as it relates to each student; and…

  • REF014: TEO to make information available to TEC and its appointed representative for the purpose of monitoring

    By accepting funding from the TEC the TEO is deemed to have acknowledged that one of the TEC’s statutory functions is to monitor the performance of organisations receiving funding from the TEC, and that it is a statutory condition that the TEO must maintain certain records and supply certain information to the TEC. Accordingly, by accepting funding from the TEC the TEO is deemed to have…