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Feesfree.govt.nz eligibility check proves popular

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 4:19 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

Almost 18,000 learners checked their eligibility for the Government’s fees-free initiative in the first 24 hours of the online checking site going live. More >>

Got it Made with a Trade?

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 2:31 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

Tertiary Education Commission Chief Executive, Tim Fowler, says Got a Trade? Got it Made! week is a great example of the collaboration needed between industry and career influencers to get more young people into apprenticeships. More >>

Tertiary Education Commission Update

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 9:49 am | Tertiary Education Commission

We want to update you on what’s happening at the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC). More >>

Lincoln University repays Crown $1.5million

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 4:08 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

Lincoln University has repaid $1.5 million (GST exclusive) to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) after an independent investigation showed the university’s Telford Division had not delivered the required learning hours across several vocational ... More >>

Four reviews into Tertiary Education Organisations released

Friday, 16 September 2016, 9:25 am | Tertiary Education Commission

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) has today released four reviews that were initiated after a new approach to data analysis was introduced last year. More >>

Breach means training provider must repay $1.47 million

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 4:53 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

The New Zealand School of Outdoor Studies is to repay $1.47 million (GST-exclusive) to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) following an investigation which showed that some student enrolments between 2009 -2014 could not be validated and that courses ... More >>

Training provider told to re-pay TEC $6.2 million

Friday, 23 October 2015, 3:04 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) says Agribusiness Training Ltd has been told to repay $6.24 million after an independent investigation found it had failed to deliver some vocational education programmes in line with its funding agreement. More >>

Breach means training provider must repay $7.5 million

Monday, 7 September 2015, 3:53 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre (Taratahi) is to repay $7.5 million (GST-exclusive) to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) after an independent investigation showed it had not delivered several vocational education programmes in accordance with their ... More >>

Four groups short-listed to be Centres of Research Excellenc

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 11:59 am | Tertiary Education Commission

Four groups have been shortlisted for three available places in the latest funding round for Centres of Research Excellence (CoREs). Following an initial assessment process four groups, the Bio-Protection Research Centre (Lincoln University), The ... More >>

Māori focused CoRE one step closer

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 11:08 am | Tertiary Education Commission

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, hosted by the University of Auckland, has been invited to submit a full application as part of the process for selecting a Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) focused on Māori research. More >>

Investigation at Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 1:19 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) have completed an investigation into practices at the Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT) including the delivery of the National Certificate ... More >>

Māori CoRE selection committee announced

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 11:34 am | Tertiary Education Commission

A panel of highly qualified and respected experts has been chosen to undertake the process of selecting a Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) focused on Māori research. In Budget 2014 the Government committed $5million of funding each year for five years ... More >>

Investigation at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi completed

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 12:36 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) have completed an investigation into practices at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi (TWWOA) including the delivery of the National Certificate in Māori Tourism (Hei ... More >>

Research Excellence Centres Impressive

Friday, 9 May 2014, 4:31 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

The six Centres of Research Excellence (CoREs) that have been selected through the 2013/14 selection process have the potential to make major contributions to New Zealand’s future economic and social development, says Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) ... More >>

CPIT Congratulated on Crown Capital Support Approval

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 1:49 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) congratulates the Christchurch Polytechnic and Institute of Technology (CPIT) on the recent Government approval of its business case for support, which will see the institution receive a capital injection of $18.9 ... More >>

Govt makes new appointments to TEC board

Wednesday, 3 April 2013, 4:50 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce today announced the appointments of Nigel Gould and Christopher Mace to the Tertiary Education Commission board. More >>

New Tertiary Education Commission Chief Executive Appointed

Monday, 25 February 2013, 9:39 am | Tertiary Education Commission

25 February 2013 New Tertiary Education Commission Chief Executive Appointed The Chair of the Tertiary Education Commission, John Spencer today welcomed the appointment of Tim Fowler as the Commission’s new Chief Executive. “I am pleased to announce ... More >>

TEC recovers funding from industry training

Tuesday, 17 May 2011, 12:38 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

The Acting Chief Executive of the Tertiary Education Commission today announced that the TEC is in the process of recovering up to $4.3m from 18 of 38 Industry Training Organisations. More >>

TEC Board welcomes new Chief Executive

Monday, 18 April 2011, 4:27 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

TEC Board welcomes new Chief Executive 18 April 2011 The Chair of the Board of Commissioners at the TEC, Sir Wira Gardiner has welcomed the appointment of Belinda Clark as the Commission's new Chief Executive. More >>

Information will benefit tertiary students

Wednesday, 8 September 2010, 12:55 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

“Today’s release of tertiary education performance information will allow the general public to understand more about how their local tertiary providers are performing,” said Dr Roy Sharp, Chief Executive of the Tertiary Education Commission. More >>

 

 

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