Delivering skills for industry is what drives Industry Training Organisations. Work-based training and education is who we are, what we do, what gets us up in the morning. That is pretty good, since "deliver skills for industry" is also priority number one in the Government's tertiary education strategy. . . . more
The Doctoral Degree is a research degree whereby the individual becomes an increasingly independent scholar who makes a substantial and original contribution to knowledge.
It is normally the culmination of study which begins at the bachelor level and reaches a stage beyond the masters. For the PhD/DPhil and the named doctorate (e.g. D Mus), the development takes place un . . . more
Admission Requirements for International Students International students can gain admission to New Zealand universities in the following ways:
For admission to study at the first-year level
By completing in their home country a qualification which is recognised in New Zealand as equivalent to the New Zealand university entrance standard. (See this list for examples.)
By attending secondary . . . more
A range of Training programmes are available through the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) for eligible people (16 years or older) wanting to gain new skills and improve their chances of getting a job.
Foundation Focused Training Opportunities (FFTO)
Foundation-Focused Training Opportunities (FFTO) programmes focus on learners gaining a valuable set of foundation skills that enables them . . . more
Trades Academies are part of the Government?s Youth Guarantee initiative, and provide a transition programme for enrolled year 11-13 secondary school students. There are schools-based and TEO-based Trades Academies. A TEO-based Trades Academy is a partnership between one or more secondary schools and a tertiary education organisation such as an industry training orga . . . more
High quality tertiary education is central to helping New Zealand achieve its economic, social, cultural and environmental goals.
The Government, students, their families, wh?nau, iwi and communities invest significant resources in tertiary education. The Government alone invests around $4 billion each year. Rising demand for tertiary study in a period of significant fiscal constraint means tha . . . more
External evaluation and review
NZQA is responsible for ensuring that tertiary education organisations continue to comply with the statutory policies and criteria after initial course approval and accreditation and/or registration is granted.
Engagement in periodic external evaluation and review is one of those policies. Each external evaluation and review provides an independent judgement of th . . . more
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Academic audits have assisted universities improve and develop quality assurance and quality enhancement processes. An important outcome of audits is the identification and affirmation of good practices, as these can offer impetus to ongoing enhancement.
The Unit believes that audit:
must be about facilitating and assisting enhancement,
is just one ingredient in a u . . . more
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