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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CoRE funding contributes to research into slowing onset of dementiaPublished 13 December 2016
New Zealand’s first Dementia Prevention Research Clinic at the University of Auckland has begun a collaborative research trial to identify factors that influence progression from Mild Cognitive Impair...
Crown Manager appointed at Tai Poutini PolytechnicPublished 13 December 2016
A Crown Manager has been appointed at the West Coast-based Tai Poutini Polytechnic, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce announced today.
Library of Congress acknowledges national literacy centre's best practicePublished 13 December 2016
The National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults (National Centre) has received international acknowledgment by being selected as a 2016 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program Best Practic...
A refreshed, improved website built on a solid partnershipPublished 7 December 2016
The launch of our refreshed website last month was made possible by a successful partnership between the Tertiary Education Commission (the TEC) and Ministry of Education (MoE).
Working with the sector: Preparing for the 2018 Quality EvaluationPublished 7 December 2016
The smooth running of the Performance-based Research Fund’s 2018 Quality Evaluation process this year has benefited from the guiding hand of its Sector Reference Group and its wide consultation with t...
TEC appoints new DCE Operations and senior managerPublished 7 December 2016
The Tertiary Education Commission has appointed two new senior managers: Mike Blanchard as our new Deputy Chief Executive Operations (Chief Operating Officer) and Dean Winter as Manager Monitoring an...
Making tertiary studies in engineering more relevantPublished 6 December 2016
New research commissioned by Engineering e2e has found that engineering graduates need to have personal, interpersonal and cognitive capabilities as well as the requisite technical knowledge and skill...
Online modules promote health and safetyPublished 30 November 2016
A number of tertiary education organisations (TEOs) and employers are successfully using new online literacy training to promote health and safety in everyday life.
School to work pilot is a win-win for students and marine and composites industryPublished 22 November 2016
Our pilot school-to-work programme for senior secondary students with the marine and composites industry is gaining momentum.
Research gives insights into how to engage Pasifika youthPublished 22 November 2016
Careers New Zealand has released new research that shows study and careers resources need to be fun, simple, visual and culturally relevant to engage Pasifika youth.