We invest in a wide range of tertiary education organisations, and work closely with them to ensure that they deliver the best possible outcomes for New Zealanders. As well as providing insight into educational performance, this section includes information and resources for tertiary education organisations, including details about each of our funds.
Fund finder is where you can search all of our funds including the conditions for each fund. Reduce the number of funds displayed by applying the filters on the left hand side of the screen. Enter keywords to search the fund pages. The search will take into account any filters you have applied.
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.
This page sets out monitoring and reporting requirements for the Adult Literacy Educator (ALE) Fund.
Funding for Emergency Management (ACE) provision is allocated in equivalent full-time students (EFTS).
TEC monitors each tertiary education organisation’s (TEO’s) performance and practices, to inform our decisions about future funding.
The Industry Training Fund (ITF) Fund has been revoked from 2023, as part of the implementation of the Unified Funding System. It has been replaced by Non-degree Delivery at levels 3 – 7 on the New Zealand Qualifications and Credentials Framework and all industry training (DQ3-7).
We provide most of our funding through a process that requires tertiary education organisations (TEOs) to submit an Investment Plan, although some funds are off-plan and some TEOs are managed through a funding letter. This section includes guidance and resources to cover the majority of our funding agreements.
We have around 400 staff from diverse backgrounds and cultures, who have a variety of professional and technical skills. They provide information and advice to and the Government, careers services from education to employment, and foster and maintain effective relationships.
Our Relationship Managers are our key leads to build and sustain effective relationships with tertiary education organisations (TEO’s) and regional stakeholders. They engage and collaborate to provide quality investment and career information to ensure that providers and all New Zealanders are best equipped with the knowledge and skills they need for lifelong success.