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.
Adult and Community Education (ACE) Professional Development builds sector capability by supporting ACE providers to gain additional teaching skills.
Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WLN) Employer-led funding supports the provision of literacy and numeracy programmes for employees to increase their literacy and numeracy skills, and contribute to workplace productivity.
Adult and Community Education (ACE) in Schools funding is for informal, community-based education provided by schools.
The information on this page is historical.
This page sets out funding and payment information for the Adult Literacy Educator (ALE) Fund.
Improving adult literacy and numeracy for industry is Priority 4 of the Tertiary Education Strategy (TES) 2014–2019. This section provides information about our work in lifting adult literacy and numeracy skills, including through the use of our dedicated literacy and numeracy funds. It also provides resources to help educators improve the capability of the tertiary sector.
Funding for Emergency Management (ACE) provision is allocated in equivalent full-time students (EFTS).
This page provides information about employers’ reporting on Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WLN) Employer-led delivery, and our monitoring of their performance.
This is the Equity Funding eligibility information.