Te Kawa Maiorooro Te Pūkenga Educational Regulatory Framework
Te Kawa Maiorooro Te Pūkenga Educational Regulatory Framework (effective 1 January 2023)
As part of transitioning to a single network of vocational education, Te Pūkenga has developed Te Kawa Maiorooro, the national educational regulatory framework. Te Kawa Maiorooro covers regulations that affect learners, like enrolment, assessment, complaints and graduation. Te Kawa Maiorooro has not yet replaced all of the policies and procedures of each of the former Polytechnics and Training Organisations that are now part of Te Pūkenga, so where something is not covered by Te Kawa Maiorooro, the individual local policies and procedures still apply. If you have any questions, contact [email protected].
- Te Kawa Maiorooro, Te Pūkenga educational regulatory framework
- Toi Ohomai | Te Pūkenga 2023 Regulatory Framework for Quality Assurance *applicable only when no national regulation or policy is in effect
- Ākonga Concerns & Complaints Policy
- Ākonga Appeals Policy & Procedure
- Domestic Enrolment Terms and Conditions (pdf, 77kb)
Please refer to Part 2: Enrolment in Te Kawa Maiorooro, Te Pūkenga educational regulatory framework.
Fee policies and other information can be found on our Fees information page.
Quality Assurance Status
Following all institutes of technology and polytechnics becoming subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga in April 2020, NZQA replace the External Evaluation and Review (EER) with a Targeted Evaluation (TE). Toi Ohomai | Te Pūkenga participated in an NZQA Targeted Evaluation (TE) in May of 2022. The limited scope of the TE means no organisational statements of confidence and therefore, no EER category status is assigned. NZQA publish the targeted evaluation reports on its website. Read the TE 2022 report.
All of the Toi Ohomai | Te Pūkenga programmes and courses are quality assured by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).
Terms and Conditions of Enrolment for International Students
Official Information Policy
Te Pūkenga Official Information Policy (pdf, 300kb)
The Education (Pastoral Care of Tertiary and International learners) Code of Practice 2021
From 1 January 2022, the new Education (Pastoral Care of Tertiary and International learners) Code of Practice 2021 comes into effect. All tertiary education providers and schools enrolling international students will be expected to comply with the code from 1 January 2022.
The code sets out the expectations that tertiary education organisations and schools enrolling international students must meet for learners’ safety and wellbeing. It brings together the current codes for domestic and international learners with separate parts of the code for:
- student accommodation
- tertiary providers enrolling international learners
- schools enrolling international students (this part restates existing requirements for schools).