Tertiary education in NZ
|Learning and Teaching in Practice|
|Module 3: Teaching context and learning design|
|Quality assurance||Introduction | Tertiary education in NZ | The qualifications framework | Quality assurance approaches | Quality assurance in education | Summary|
The tertiary education sector in NZ comprises various types of education providers, including:
- Polytechnics and institutes of technology
- Private training establishments
- Industry training organisations
The key government bodies which oversee various aspects of sector include:
- Ministry of Education (MoE)
- New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)
- Tertiary Education Commission (TEC)
- Ako Aotearoa
Where does teaching and learning fit?
Teaching and learning activities take place within the institution's requirements, which in turn take place within the quality assurance requirements of NZQA and the funding requirements of TEC:
Note: Within each of these levels we have indicated just some of the likely quality assurance processes.
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