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Our focus

In this section, you will read about our organisational strategy which aims to ensure the tertiary education system can respond to change and continue to improve outcomes for learners and industry.

Industry focus

New Zealand is facing skills shortages in a number of sectors, including construction, food and fibre, health, and Secondary Initial Teacher Education.

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The Tertiary Education Strategy

The Tertiary Education Strategy (TES) sets out the long-term strategic direction for tertiary education. This strategy has been developed following consult…

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Inspiring the Future

Broaden young people's career aspirations and challenge biases.

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National Careers System Strategy

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) is responsible for leading the development of a refreshed National Careers System Strategy in collaboration with ou…

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Transitions from Secondary School

Transitions from Secondary School is a foundational piece of research about one of the key groups served by the TEC. It provides a deep and rich understand…

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