This section provides information for tertiary education organisations including tertiary education institutions, industry training organisations and private training establishments. It also includes material on the Key Information for Students, compulsory student fees and describes the different types of TEOs.
Tertiary education institutions (TEIs) comprise universities, institutes of technology and polytechnics, and wānanga. This section contains information for TEIs about governance (TEI councils), borrowing and investments, financial monitoring, seismic risk and capital asset management.
Industry training organisations arrange training for trainees and apprentices. Their role is to organise the delivery, assessment and/or monitoring of training. This section includes information about industry coverage, an organisational directory, governance information and material on New Zealand apprenticeships.
Private training establishments deliver foundation level programmes; and qualifications up to post-graduate level. This section includes information for private training establishments, including change of ownership conditions and financial viability requirements for TEC-funded private training establishments.
This page sets out the processes and approvals required for tertiary education institutions (TEIs) to borrow or raise money.
Embedded literacy and numeracy (ELN) combines the development of literacy and numeracy skills with the development of vocational and other skills. This page has information and guidance to help you understand and apply ELN to your work with learners.
This page sets out how we are supporting Priority 2 of the Tertiary Education Strategy (TES) – Getting at-risk young people into a career. This priority recognises the importance of effective transitions for all young people from school to tertiary education to employment.
The Education (Update) Amendment Act took effect on 1 July as the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) became the Government’s career agency.
Our systems and tools are designed to help make working with us as easy as possible. This page gives you a brief overview of these systems and tools, and includes links and guidance to help you use them.
This page explains what the Industry Training Register (ITR) is, what it is used for, and how to access it. You’ll also find links to the user guide and other resources.