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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Latest News — Higher Education

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6/09/2021
The New South Wales Government has announced that all staff with tertiary education providers will be included in the priority vaccination drive. More
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30/08/2021
Two new higher education appointments to the ITECA Board have been made, Prof. Alan Bowen-James and Prof. Kathryn von Treuer. More
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25/08/2021
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A review by parliament of the higher education sector’s regulator produces mixed results and highlights that there are still opportunities to improve. More

Latest News — Vocational Education

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13/09/2021
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As the Australian Government looks at streamlining and rationalising national VET qualifications, independent providers are having their say. More
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10/09/2021
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The New South Wales Government has announced the return of ‘Smart And Skilled’ advance payments for RTOs that are experiencing cash flow hardship. More
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9/09/2021
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The 2021 State Budget has provided a significant training investment, including measures to increase the state’s apprentice and trainee numbers. More

Latest News — International Education

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15/09/2021
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With the international education sector on its knees, there should be a further suspension of CRICOS fees and charges levied on independent providers. More
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10/09/2021
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Recommendations concerning a proposed registration scheme for international student agents have been given to the Australian Government. More
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6/09/2021
Protection of international students studying within Australia is at the centre of a joint statement by ITECA and TDA addressing student transfers. More

Latest News — ITECA Members

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29/03/2021
The University of Notre Dame’s new Graduate Certificate in Contemporary is proving to be a highly valuable course for nurses re-entering the workforce. More
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17/02/2021
In a show of confidence in Tropical North Queensland’s future, Tec-NQ has opened its new specialist electrical apprentice training facility in Cairns. More
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16/12/2020
Fast Track Training Australia’s commitment to excellence was recognised when Ebony Springall was named the 2020 SA Vocational Student of the Year. More

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ITECA Leadership Briefing – QLD Minister
18 Oct 2021 - Networking Opportunity
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Hotspots for Compliance
22 Sep 2021 - Professional Development Workshop
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ITECA Training & Assess. Interest Group
22 Sep 2021 - ITECA Event
The TAE Training & Education Training Package is being reviewed and this is your opportunity to participate shape the amendments.... Register
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ITECA Microcredential Interest Group
5 Oct 2021 - ITECA Event
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2021 State Of The Sector Launch
12 Oct 2021 - ITECA Event
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ITECA VET In Schools Interest Group
14 Oct 2021 - ITECA Event
Find about about reviews, regulation and funding of VET In Schools programs across Australia from the perspective of providers.... Register

ITECA is the peak body representing independent providers in the 
higher education, vocational education, training and skills sectors.
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!