Key Information for Students – guides and FAQs

He Tino Pārongo mā ngā Ākonga - aratohu me ngā Pātai Auau

Last updated 10 April 2017
Last updated 04/10/2017

This page is a one-stop shop of guides, hand-outs, documents and up-to-date frequently asked questions (FAQs) for both publishing options of the Key Information for Students (KIS).

Guides and hand-outs

You will find all the information you need to guide you through the process of publishing the KIS on your website in the documents below.

If you have questions, please see the frequently asked questions or contact us.

KIS overview

  • KIS – Quick Reference Guide (PDF, 365 Kb)
    This document provides a quick view of the four high-level phases to publish the KIS on your website.
  • KIS Central Website
    This document provides an overview of how the KIS on your website interacts with the KIS central website, and what users will see.

Preparing your data

  • KIS – Your Data and its Sources (PDF, 577 Kb)
    This document provides an overview about the data collated and its sources, and what needs to be checked prior to publication of the KIS on your website.

Implementing your design

For the 'full KIS' option:

  • Full KIS – Implementation Plan (PDF, 1 Mb)
    This document provides all necessary information to publish a full KIS for each qualification on TEOs websites.
  • Full KIS Style Guide (spreadsheet version) (XLS, 21 Kb)
    This document is the Full KIS Style Guide in a spreadsheet format to enable you to easily filter the content.
  • KIS Publication Rules (PDF, 254 Kb)
    This document outlines simple rules for publishing the KIS on your website.
  • Full KIS – Technical Information (PDF, 672 Kb)
    This document provides an overview of the technical information that you will need to be aware of to publish the KIS on your qualification pages.
  • KIS Data Service Guide (PDF, 3.3 Mb)
    This document provides detailed information on how to connect to the KIS Data Service. This document is written for technical staff.
  • KIS code files
    These are example code files for you to pull KIS data for your qualifications. Refer to the KIS Data Service Guide for more information on how to use the code files.

For the 'KIS button' option:


Frequently Asked Questions

During the process of publishing the KIS to your website you will have a lot of questions. Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) split by key topic areas.

Contact us

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