Data specifications – Data System Refresh programme

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Last updated 20 May 2024
Last updated 20 May 2024

The data specifications describe what is needed for 2025 for all ‘Actuals’ Data Submissions, including new data and changes to data standards.

The specifications below contain new data and changes to data standards required for 2025.

Data Specifications

The data specifications contain information regarding the data that the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) requires when you report your actual delivery (Actuals) on DXP Ngā Kete.

Single Data Return (SDR) Data Specifications

Data Specification for the Single Data Return v0.5 (DOCX 1.1 MB)

Table of changes

Date

Version

Explanation of the Change

14 December 2024

v0.5

Updated for the new Discounted Course Tuition Fee and Discounted Compulsory Course Costs Fee fields on the Course Register file. V0.5 replaces guidance previously provided in v0.4.

11 January 2024

v0.5

Corrected the course register table. Redirected the link to the 2024 course classifications. Previously pointing to the old 2023 classifications.

Examples of required files

Work-based data specifications

DSR Work-based Data Specification v0.2 (DOCX 1.2 MB)

Reference data for SDR and Work-based data specifications

The reference data lists values for specific fields referred to in the Data Specifications. Reference data will be aligned to the Stats NZ definitions (where possible). 

DXP Data Classifications Appendices (XLSX 134 KB)

Data requirements for Other Fund Actuals, eg, Fees Free, Intensive Literacy and Numeracy (ILN)

The data requirements contain information regarding the data that the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) requires from October 2024 when you report your Other Fund Actuals delivery on DXP Ngā Kete.

Data Requirements for Other Fund Actuals - October 2024 v0.1 (DOCX 232 KB)

Reference Data for Other Fund Actuals

The reference data lists values for specific fields referred to in the Data requirements. Reference data will be aligned to the Stats NZ definitions (where possible). Coming soon.