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.
Gateway funding enables secondary schools to give senior students access to structured workplace learning integrated with school-based learning. Students’ learning is assessed in the workplace and they can achieve credits on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) towards their National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA).
Adult and Community Education (ACE) Professional Development builds sector capability by supporting ACE providers to gain additional teaching skills.
The Centres of Research Excellence (CoREs) Fund was established in 2001 to encourage the development of excellent tertiary education-based research that is collaborative, strategically focused and creates significant knowledge transfer activities.
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.
Entrepreneurial Universities is a competitive fund to attract world-leading entrepreneurial researchers who will build stronger and more relevant links with existing and emerging industries and firms.
Adult and Community Education (ACE) in Schools funding is for informal, community-based education provided by schools.
The information on this page is historical.
Adult and Community Education (ACE) in Te Pūkenga and Wānanga is for community-based education delivered by Te Pūkenga and its subsidiaries and wānanga.