WDCs support providers through our programme endorsement function. Ohu Ahumahi, the collective of the six Workforce Development Councils (WDC), has identified shared principles that will help providers to develop programmes. The principles have been identified in line with WDC advice to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) with regard to funding under the Unified Funding System (UFS) and are detailed in the TEC Supplementary Plan Guidance for Investment 2023.
The principles are directly related to how WDCs can support and advise Te Pūkenga, private training establishments (PTEs) and wānanga in the development of unified and/or transformative programmes:
WDCs want to signal how we can best support these principles through our programme endorsement function by: