Higher Education

Independent higher education providers are a growing community that work to achieve lasting policy reform.

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Vocational Education

Providers in the vocational education and training sector share a commitment to providing quality outcomes.

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The ITECA College of Vocational Education and Training Professionals recognises individual excellence.

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COVID-19 Response

After strong advocacy by ITECA New South Wales, the state government has adjusted the funding cap recognising the challenges presented by Covid-19. More
The Victorian Government has provided guidance on the what Covid-19 stage four restrictions will mean for independent tertiary education providers. More
Independent tertiary education providers that have experienced a sustained decline in revenue will continue to be eligible for reduced JobKeeper payments. More

Latest News - Higher Education

A new TEQSA guide helps higher education providers to better understand, prevent, identify and respond to sexual assault and sexual harassment. More
The advocacy to end the student loan tax continues, with calls to extend its suspension to 30 June 2021 allied with lobbying to abolish it entirely. More
Calls to better integrate the higher education sector with the vocational training sector have been made as the Productivity Commission reviews funding. More

Latest News - Vocational Education

As governments across the nation review the VET in schools program, a new NCVER report shows participant numbers dropped by 8.3% in four years. More
The Australian Government is to meet with independent RTOs interested in supporting students access a VET Student Loan to finance their studies. More
The nation’s RTO regulator sector has signalled a strategic focus on online learning, VET in schools in addition to trainer and assessor capability. More

ITECA is the peak body representing independent providers
in the higher education and vocational education and training sector.
They come together and:

  • Help shape the debate on the future of education and training,
  • Are highly effective in securing policy and legislative reform,
  • Benefits from the timely provision of news affecting the sector,
  • Share ideas and experiences with likeminded colleagues,
  • ... and much more!