TEC is consulting on how new External Research Income (ERI) rules will work for the Performance Based Research Fund (PBRF). It looks reasonably simple, but there will be complexity, and quite possibly skulduggery, at the margins. Relevance: high relevance to universities (they report 99% of ERI). Our Take Overall, this looks pretty straightforward, [...]... Read Full Story.

This guest post is from Feroz Ali, Chair of Independent Tertiary Institutions (ITI). ED Blog welcomes guest contributions. Following on from my previous opinion piece defending the educational performance of commercial and not-for-profit Private Training Establishments (PTEs) and the ability of the private sector to contribute to better outcomes for New Zealand, I now want to examine the… Read Full Story.