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.
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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.
The Adult Literacy Educator (ALE) Fund supports building an effective literacy and numeracy teaching workforce by increasing the capability of educators and trainers to teach literacy and numeracy skills to adults.
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.
Equity funding supports tertiary education organisations (TEOs) to improve access, participation, and achievement of Māori and Pasifika learners at higher levels of the tertiary education system, as well as participation and achievement of students with disabilities.
We carry out audits of the tertiary education organisations (TEOs) we fund. This is a standard procedure and is part of our overall approach to monitoring TEOs.
The 10 CoREs funded through to 2020 are: