Responding to the Tertiary Education Strategy

The tertiary sector plays a key role in enhancing knowledge and skills from providing foundation-level learning through to the most advanced training and qualifications. The government sets out its long-term strategic direction for tertiary education in the TES issued by the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment. In coming years, the government requires the tertiary education system to become more flexible and strategic by:

To achieve this, the government has articulated six priorities:

The information provided here, will focus on the tertiary sector’s contribution to these priorities for 2015.