We invest in a wide range of tertiary education organisations, and work closely with them to ensure that they deliver the best possible outcomes for New Zealanders. As well as providing insight into educational performance, this section includes information and resources for tertiary education organisations, including details about each of our funds.
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.
We invest over $3 billion into tertiary education and supporting the tertiary and careers system. We ensure New Zealanders are equipped with the knowledge and skills they need for lifelong success. We fund over 700 tertiary education organisations (TEOs) to provide thousands of courses to hundreds of thousands of learners. We also monitor the performance of TEOs and provide information and advice to the Government about tertiary education.
Fund finder is where you can search all of our funds including the conditions for each fund. Reduce the number of funds displayed by applying the filters on the left hand side of the screen. Enter keywords to search the fund pages. The search will take into account any filters you have applied. For further information please read our Fund finder guidance.
Gateway funding enables secondary schools to give senior students access to structured workplace learning integrated with school-based learning. Students’ learning is assessed in the workplace and they can achieve credits on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) towards their National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA).
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.
Adult and Community Education (ACE) Professional Development builds sector capability by supporting ACE providers to gain additional teaching skills.
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.