We invest in a wide range of tertiary education organisations, and work closely with them to ensure that they deliver the best possible outcomes for New Zealanders. As well as providing insight into educational performance, this section includes information and resources for tertiary education organisations, including details about each of our funds.
We support the Government in helping to ensure that New Zealanders have the knowledge and skills they need for a successful working life. This section includes everything you need to know about the funding we provide to tertiary education organisations, including details about each fund.
We invest nearly $2.8 billion into tertiary education each year to ensure New Zealanders are equipped with the knowledge and skills they need for lifelong success. We fund over 700 tertiary education organisations, that provide thousands of courses to hundreds of thousands of learners. We also monitor TEOs performance and provide information and advice to the Government about Tertiary Education.
Fund finder is where you can explore all of our funds including information about eligibility, payments, monitoring and reporting and conditions.
The purpose of Gateway is to enable schools to provide senior students (year 11 and above) with opportunities to access structured workplace learning.
The purpose of the Adult and Community Education (ACE) Fund is to provide community-based education, foundation skills, and pathways into other learning opportunities that meet community learning needs.
ACE Professional Development provides an opportunity for individuals in the ACE sector to enhance their skills and for the whole ACE sector to build its capacity and capability and establish itself as an integral part of the tertiary education system. It is aimed at integrating professional development into ACE practice at every level.
The Adult and Community Education (ACE) Fund provides for community-based education that meets community learning needs. The Emergency Management (ACE) Fund supports volunteers in the fields of civil defence emergency management and fire-fighting to achieve an appropriate class and level of training and accreditation to perform emergency management operations.