News, events and consultations
Kawepūrongo, Whakawhitinga Kōrero
This section covers news relevant to tertiary education organisations. It includes TEC, government and TEO initiatives, changes to our funding or reporting, and sector trends and research. You will also find information on any open consultations, including those we are running on behalf of the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment.
Kei konei ngā kawepūrongo e hāngai ana ki ngā kura mātauranga matua. Ka whakawhāiti mai ngā kaupapa kei te kōkiritia e te Amorangi Mātauranga Matua (TEC), te kāwanatanga me ngā kura mātauranga matua, te panonitanga ā-pūtea tautoko, ā-pūrongo hoki, ngā ahunga hou a te rāngai me ngā mahi rangahau. Ka kitea hoki ngā pārongo mō ngā whakawhitinga kōrero tuwhera, tae atu ki ērā kei te whakahaeretia e mātou mō te taha ki te Minita Mātauranga Matua, Pūkenga me te Whai Mahi.
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Help us improve refugee employment outcomesPublished 23 May 2017
Do you deliver programmes to refugees or programmes designed to develop refugees’ skills leading to employment? Or you may deliver training that supports career development or assesses the employment ...
Our workplace literacy funding is helping people with learning disabilitiesPublished 18 May 2017
A group of Dunedin workers with learning disabilities are now being trained in literacy and numeracy with funding through our Employer-led Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Fund (EWLN).
NZQA consulting on new definition for learning hoursPublished 16 May 2017
The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is inviting sector feedback on an updated definition of “learning hours”.
University of Canterbury making substantial progress in its rebuildPublished 15 May 2017
The University of Canterbury (UC) continues to make good progress on its recovery from the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes. Student enrolments are rising, many of its new state-of-the-art buildi...
Bill's third reading confirms transfer of Careers NZ to the TECPublished 12 May 2017
The Associate Minister of Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Louise Upston announced yesterday that The Education (Update) Amendment Bill has passed its third reading.
How Māori Pasifika Trades Training can change livesPublished 5 May 2017
The Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) scheme provides scholarships to Māori and Pasifika learners to acquire the skills and attributes to gain trades-based employment, take up New Zealand appr...
Our information apps are Unitec's single source of truthPublished 4 May 2017
Recently we caught up with Zhivan Alach, Planning Performance Manager at Unitec in Auckland and asked him how the institute of technology is using our information products in its planning.
Apprenticeship numbers continue to growPublished 4 May 2017
Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith and Associate Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Louise Upston have welcomed the latest apprenticeship figures, which ...
The hacker, the hustler and the visionary – solving government problems in a new wayPublished 24 April 2017
Like any government, ours has some ‘wicked’ problems to solve, like what to do about the 58,000 people with mental health conditions who can’t find meaningful work. Or the fact we have nearly 4,500 ch...
From dreams to reality – at Toi Ohomai’s graduationPublished 21 April 2017
When 800 students graduated from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology on 6 April Julia Kennedy from our Monitoring and Crown Ownership team was invited along as a special guest by the Council’s Chair Ca...