List of Key Abbreviations

AQA
Academic Quality Agency for New Zealand Universities (previously NZUAAU)
CAM
Capital Asset Management
CoRE
Centre of Research Excellence
EER
External evaluation and review
EFTS
Equivalent full-time student(s)
EPIs
​Educational performance indicators
ERI
External research income
FTE
Full-time equivalent (as in staff)
ICT
Information and communications technology
ITF
Industry Training Fund
ITO
Industry training organisation
ITP
​Institute of technology and polytechnic
MPTT
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training
NZQA
New Zealand Qualifications Authority
NZQF
New Zealand Qualifications Framework
NZSCED
New Zealand Standard Classification for Education
PBRF
Performance-Based Research Fund
PTE
Private training establishment
RDC
Research Degree Completion
REAP
Rural Education Activities Programme
SAC
Student Achievement Component
SDR
Single Data Return
STEM
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics
STM
Standard Training Measures
TEC
Tertiary Education Commission
TEI
Tertiary education institution
TEO
Tertiary education organisation
TES
Tertiary Education Strategy
YG
Youth Guarantee