Our focus

In this section, you will read about our organisational strategy which aims to ensure the tertiary education system can respond to change and continue to improve outcomes for learners and industry.

Industry focus
New Zealand is facing skills shortages in a number of sectors, including construction, food and fibre, health, and Secondary Initial Teacher Education.
The Tertiary Education Strategy
The Tertiary Education Strategy (TES) sets out the long-term strategic direction for tertiary education. This strategy has been developed following consult…
Inspiring the Future
Broaden young people's career aspirations and challenge biases.
National Careers System Strategy
The National Careers System Strategy is now complete and available for you to read. The Strategy sets the direction for the careers system in Aotearoa New …
Transitions from Secondary School
Transitions from Secondary School is a foundational piece of research about one of the key groups served by the TEC. It provides a deep and rich understand…
Foundation education
Foundation education supports a broad range of provision, involving skills such as literacy (in English and te reo Māori), numeracy, supported learning, di…