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Taskforce Report Calls for Greater Collaboration

Thursday, 4 March 2010, 1:56 pm | NZVCC

Universities welcome the release of the CRI Taskforce Report today which recognises the value that the CRIs and the universities already deliver and provides recommendations to increase their important contributions to the country. More >>

Limited Alignment Between Strategy, 9-Point Plan

Tuesday, 13 October 2009, 4:27 pm | NZVCC

The release of the draft Tertiary Education Strategy (TES) for the period 2010-2015 for consultation reveals limited alignment with the nine-point plan contained in the university briefing document to the current Government. The key difference between ... More >>


Thursday, 8 October 2009, 4:36 pm | NZVCC

The broad scope of research projects funded through this year’s investment from the Mardsen Fund demonstrates the value to society from university research, according to the New Zealand Vice-Chancellors’ Committee. Professor Sir David Skegg, who ... More >>

Treasury, Business NZ support education investment

Tuesday, 3 March 2009, 4:36 pm | NZVCC

New Zealand now has an opportunity to invest to raise education and training levels, Secretary to the Treasury John Whitehead told last week’s Job Summit.  “In my view investing in these areas may have the best pay-off and there is scope for more ... More >>

NZVCC releases Briefing for the Incoming Govt

Tuesday, 17 February 2009, 5:27 pm | NZVCC

The NZVCC today released its Briefing for the Incoming Government which was presented to Tertiary Education Minister Anne Tolley, Research, Science and Technology Minister Dr Wayne Mapp and Infrastructure Minister Bill English when Cabinet was announced ... More >>

TEC leads review of tertiary education

Thursday, 10 July 2008, 9:27 am | NZVCC

A review of the key requirements that will contribute to the development of Greater Auckland  as a globally competitive city and identification of the response required from the tertiary education system to support that development, was announced by ... More >>

NZVCC Electronic News Bulletin

Wednesday, 14 May 2008, 12:11 am | NZVCC

The appointment of University of Canterbury Vice-Chancellor Professor Roy Sharp to the lead role at the Tertiary Education Commission came as a surprise to many in the sector but has been widely welcomed by university interests.  In a media statement, ... More >>

Massey Vice-Chancellor retires this week

Wednesday, 27 February 2008, 9:30 am | NZVCC

Professor Judith Kinnear, the first woman to lead a New Zealand university, retires from her post as Vice-Chancellor of Massey University this week.  From next Monday, Professor Ian Warrington, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Palmerston North), will be Acting ... More >>

NZVCC Electronic News Bulletin - Vol. 7

Wednesday, 7 November 2007, 11:18 am | NZVCC

While many commentators have welcomed the combination of the tertiary education; research, science and technology and economic development portfolios under one minister in the Cabinet reshuffle, the move to incorporate Crown Research Institutes within ... More >>

New Zealand Women in Leadership Programme

Wednesday, 14 February 2007, 9:49 am | NZVCC

A programme which aims to recognise and enhance women’s leadership capacities and influence within universities has been endorsed by the NZVCC. The New Zealand Women in Leadership Programme, funded by the Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust, is ... More >>

Position paper: retain university QA arrangements

Wednesday, 20 December 2006, 3:17 pm | NZVCC

An NZVVC position paper on the reform of quality assurance and monitoring in the tertiary education system recommends that current quality assurance arrangements for universities should be retained and enhanced.  This particularly applies to ... More >>

Courses For Int. Students Moratorium Lifted

Friday, 31 October 2003, 12:03 am | NZVCC

New Zealand universities have lifted their moratorium on applications by non-university education providers to run foundation studies programmes that prepare international students for university study. More >>