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New Careers Strategy Supported By Communities, Careers Workforce And Government Agencies

Monday, 28 August 2023, 1:33 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

A great milestone was achieved today with the release of the National Career Systems Strategy. The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) is the lead government agency responsible for careers in Aotearoa New Zealand, and as kaitiaki of the Strategy, is responsible ... More >>

TEC Gives $13m For Private Innovation In Vocational Education

Thursday, 16 February 2023, 2:54 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

The Tertiary Education Commission is allocating $13 million in strategic funding to close to 70 private training establishments (PTEs) for new vocational education and training initiatives and to support innovative new provision for learners. "This ... More >>

More Study Areas Included In Free Vocational Education

Friday, 18 December 2020, 2:10 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

The Government has expanded the target areas of the Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF) to include conservation, information technology and additional community support skills. "TTAF was introduced in June 2020 as part of our response to ... More >>

Consultation Supports Strong Industry Voice In Vocational Education

Thursday, 17 December 2020, 9:57 am | Tertiary Education Commission

Consultation on the foundation documents of six new industry-led and governed Workforce Development Councils (WDCs) is now open, marking a significant milestone in the Reform of Vocational Education. The Tertiary Education Commission is asking for feedback ... More >>

New Free Career Service Available Nationwide

Monday, 19 October 2020, 11:02 am | Tertiary Education Commission

A new over-the-phone service offering free personalised career guidance from qualified professionals is now available from the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) in partnership with the Career Development Association of New Zealand (CDANZ). Direct Career Service ... More >>

Research Excellence Supported With $373m In Long Term Funding

Friday, 9 October 2020, 12:33 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

Ten university research programmes have been chosen to share $373.5 million in long term funding as Centres of Research Excellence (CoREs), the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) has announced. "The Centres of Research Excellence are world leading programmes ... More >>

Research Shows Gaps In Children’s Career Aspirations

Monday, 24 February 2020, 1:45 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

A new report highlights work needed to broaden children’s career expectations, says Tertiary Education Commission Chief executive Tim Fowler. The ‘Drawing the Future’ report was launched at Parliament last week. It is based on contributions ... More >>

Police officer, psychologist, top job searches

Monday, 19 August 2019, 9:07 am | Tertiary Education Commission

There’s a strong theme of supporting and caring for New Zealanders in the latest search data from the website. More >>

TEC takes action on false statutory declarations

Friday, 19 July 2019, 10:38 am | Tertiary Education Commission

The Tertiary Education Commission is laying charges under section 292A of the Education Act 1989 against three individuals for making a false representation for the purpose of receiving, or continuing to receive, free tertiary education from a tertiary education ... More >>

Construction hub goes live

Monday, 10 June 2019, 9:16 am | Tertiary Education Commission

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) has launched a construction hub on its popular website to attract more people to the growing sector. More >>

Research in NZ continues to strengthen and enlighten

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 9:57 am | Tertiary Education Commission

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) has today published the interim results of the 2018 Quality Evaluation, a major component of the Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF), worth $315 million per year. More >>

Police officer still tops the list of job searches

Sunday, 21 April 2019, 11:35 am | Tertiary Education Commission

While a career as a Police Officer remains at the top of the table for “most searched for jobs” on , other careers have appeared on the ladder this quarter. More >>

Tai Poutini Polytechnic investigation

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 9:34 am | Tertiary Education Commission

The West Coast’s Tai Poutini Polytechnic failed to deliver enough training hours across a range of courses between 2010 and 2015, an investigation by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) released today shows. More >>

BEST Pacific Institute of Education breached conditions

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 1:33 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

Pacific Institute of Education breached funding conditions and Education Act Media release – 17 January 2018 The failed BEST Pacific Institute of Education in Auckland filed incorrect student information and under-delivered on its training promises, ... More >>

Campaign to focus on Fees Free

Monday, 15 January 2018, 11:52 am | Tertiary Education Commission

Campaign to focus on Fees Free Media release – 15 January 2018 With just one day to go before almost 168,000 students will get their preliminary NCEA results, the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) is reminding everyone considering tertiary education ... More >>

Quantum investigation shows manipulation maximised earnings

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 1:11 pm | Tertiary Education Commission

TEC: Quantum investigation shows manipulation maximised earnings to Media release – 20 December 2017 An investigation report released today into the now defunct Quantum Education Group shows it deliberately took advantage of reporting procedures ... More >> 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 >>





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