Glossary term: National Senior Officials Committee

Acronym: NSOC

A committee established under the former Ministerial Council for Vocational and Technical Education (MCVTE) which is the administrative arm of the Standing Council on Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (SCOTESE). It provided advice on national strategic policy directions and administers and monitors the effectiveness of the national tertiary education, skills and employment system.

Following the dissolution of SCOTESE in December 2013, NSOC is no longer part of the formal governance arrangements.