The National Government is investing heavily to ensure more Kiwis get the right education and training for their careers and the opportunity to follow their dreams and to gain knowledge about themselves, our society and the world we live in.

The tertiary sector is now a big part of our economy - driving innovation, attracting talent from around the world and providing research and intellectual leadership.

It is also a major export earner, providing and supporting jobs for thousands of families.

National will ensure our tertiary sector remains strong and effective, helping equip Kiwis with the skills they need to take on the world.