Educational performance of institutes of technology and polytechnics

Educational performance of institutes of technology and polytechnics

Last updated 18 September 2017
Last updated 09/18/2017

In 2016 we allocated funding to 16 institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs).

The following tables show how the Tertiary Education Strategy (TES) groups – Māori and Pasifika learners, and at-risk young people – performed in 2014, 2015 and 2016 compared to all students at ITPs (for Student Achievement Component (SAC) funding and Youth Guarantee (YG) funding).

Table 1: 2016 education performance for SAC-funded students in the ITP sector. (EFTS = equivalent full-time student)

2016 SAC

EFTS delivered

Successful completion of courses

Completion of qualifications

Student progression levels 1–4

Student retention

Overall

58,442

79%

73%

35%

63%

Māori

14,524

71%

62%

37%

58%

Pasifika

6,146

72%

64%

36%

63%

Under 25

28,525

78%

68%

42%

67%

 

Table 2: 2016 educational performance for YG-funded students in the ITP sector. (EFTS = equivalent full-time student)

2016 YG

EFTS delivered

Successful completion of courses

Completion of qualifications

Student progression levels 1-4

Student retention

Overall

2,449

74%

65%

48%

67%

Māori

800

66%

56%

44%

64%

Pasifika

316

70%

62%

56%

62%

 

Table 3: 2015 education performance for SAC-funded students in the ITP sector. (EFTS = equivalent full-time student)

2015 SAC

EFTS delivered

Successful completion of courses

Completion of qualifications

Student progression levels 1–4

Student retention

Overall

59,715

80%

74%

34%

66%

Māori

14,595

74%

65%

35%

62%

Pasifika

6,485

73%

66%

36%

66%

Under 25

29,885

79%

68%

40%

70%

 

Table 4: 2015 educational performance for YG-funded students in the ITP sector. (EFTS = equivalent full-time student)

2015 YG

EFTS delivered

Successful completion of courses

Completion of qualifications

Student progression levels 1-4

Student retention

Overall

2,493

73%

65%

48%

69%

Māori

821

66%

59%

41%

59%

Pasifika

347

67%

59%

60%

72%

 

Table 5: 2014 educational performance for SAC-funded students in the ITP sector. (EFTS = equivalent full-time student)

2014 SAC

EFTS delivered

Successful completion of courses

Completion of qualifications

Student progression levels 1-4

Student retention

Overall

61,194

80%

73%

35%

66%

Māori

14,904

74%

64%

36%

62%

Pasifika

6,316

74%

65%

39%

61%

Under 25

31,360

79%

67%

41%

69%

 

Table 6: 2014 educational performance for YG-funded students in the ITP sector. (EFTS = equivalent full-time student)

2014 YG

EFTS delivered

Successful completion of courses

Completion of qualifications

Student progression levels 1-4

Student retention

Overall

2,330

72%

65%

41%

68%

Māori

711

62%

54%

35%

61%

Pasifika

313

72%

64%

56%

67%

Note: Qualification completion rates can be affected by increases or decreases in enrolments which can result in variability in the reported performance between years.

What data have we excluded? 

If an organisation is funded for less than five equivalent full-time students (EFTS), we don’t report educational performance indicators (EPIs) results. This is to ensure that individual students are not identified.

If an organisation has fewer than 30 EFTS at a particular level of study, we don’t report EPI results for that level, so that any comparison of rates is based on statistically robust sample sizes. 

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