Funding - Expressions of Interest

The Ministry of Education has opened an Expression of Interest (EOI) funding process to further progress the Networks of Expertise component of PLD.

The first round of Expressions of Interest (EOI) closed at 5pm, 14th February 2018.  Successful networks have been announced at

A second round of EOI will open on 02 July 2019 and close at 5pm, 27 July 2018.   EOI will be evaluated against criteria that has been developed based on the recommendations of the TRCC needs analysis and the Networks of Expertise working group. You can access the EOI form here. You can access guidelines for this process here.

Please note that a separate analysis is being completed to inform the best approach to take in establishing Māori medium networks of expertise. Further information will be available once this is completed.  If you want further information on Māori medium Networks of Expertise or want to share your whakaaro around this initiative, please email

You can email if you have any queries.