Investing in tertiary education assets

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New Zealand. Office of the Controller and Auditor-General


The tertiary education sector is complex, comprising universities, polytechnics, wananga, private training establishments, the Ministry of Education, the Tertiary Education Commission, the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, the Education Review Office, and other education agencies and tertiary education service providers. Tertiary education institutions receive public money but were set up with a degree of autonomy and make their own decisions about how best to operate. Tertiary education could not occur without assets and this audit aimed to determine whether the investment in those...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Finance; Tertiary education; Providers of education and training; Governance; Management; Outcomes

Keywords: Investment; Recommendations; Institutional administration; Institutional role; Agency role; Government role; Cost effectiveness; Education and training facilities

Geographic subjects: New Zealand; Oceania

Published: Wellington, New Zealand: Office of the Auditor-General, 2017

Physical description: 40 p. (report) + 2 p. (summary)

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ISBN: 9780478442564

On title page: Presented to the House of Representatives under section 20 of the Public Audit Act 2001, February 2017

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 127.964

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