The TEC becomes the Government's career agency

Kua tū ko TEC te umanga whai mahi pūmau a te Kāwanatanga

Last updated 30 June 2017
Last updated 30 June 2017

The Education (Update) Amendment Act took effect on 1 July as the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) became the Government’s career agency.

As a result of the Act, the staff and functions of Careers New Zealand (CNZ) have transferred to the TEC.

The TEC’s career service will focus on providing high quality careers information and strengthening connections between education and employment.

There will be no external changes for the first few months while the TEC realigns the way the organisation works to deliver the improved careers system. During this time customers will still have access to the current career products and tools at 

Read the Associate Minister of Tertiary Education, Skills and Employments release (3 July).