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 of Education.
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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Tertiary education – preparing New Zealanders for the jobs of today and tomorrowPublished 28 September 2017
This is an opinion piece from Tim Fowler, Chief Executive of the Tertiary Education Commission (the TEC).
College of Natural Health and Homeopathy repays funds after self-identifying issuesPublished 20 September 2017
The College of Natural Health and Homeopathy (CNHH) has repaid $420,426 (GST exclusive) to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) after they discovered they had been making incorrect funding claims t…
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) releases Education at a Glance reportPublished 13 September 2017
How does New Zealand's education system compare? The Ministry of Education produced a New Zealand report based on the Education at a Glance report. Read the full report on their website.
Diversity Award winner trains 100 staff in workplace literacyPublished 5 September 2017
Waste Management NZ Ltd, a country-wide waste and environmental services operation, has successfully trained 100 staff members in a Skills Highway workplace literacy programme.
Awards recognise important diversity of educators delivering a world-class learner experiencePublished 11 August 2017
A modern-day tohunga (expert) weaves computer science and te Reo into the classroom while a legend helps hundreds of learners transition towards a life of positive and transformational change. This is…
Life-changing skills in literacy and numeracy in hospitality sectorPublished 7 August 2017
Literacy and Numeracy programme motivates employees to aspire to greater rewards in their careers, and significantly improves workplace communication and team-work.
Taratahi acquisition of Telford Campus to go aheadPublished 26 July 2017
Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy and Associate Minister Louise Upston today provided the necessary land consents to allow Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre’s acquisition of Lincoln Unive…
Our workplace literacy funding is helping people with learning disabilitiesPublished 18 May 2017
A group of Dunedin workers with learning disabilities are now being trained in literacy and numeracy with funding through our Employer-led Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Fund (EWLN).
University of Canterbury making substantial progress in its rebuildPublished 15 May 2017
The University of Canterbury (UC) continues to make good progress on its recovery from the 2010 and 2011 Canterbury earthquakes. Student enrolments are rising, many of its new state-of-the-art buildi…
How Māori Pasifika Trades Training can change livesPublished 5 May 2017
The Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) scheme provides scholarships to Māori and Pasifika learners to acquire the skills and attributes to gain trades-based employment, take up New Zealand appr…