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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TEQSA has commenced Federal Court proceedings to block access to a website supporting online cheating by Australian students. More
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ITECA discussed a range of higher education reforms including cost recovery and academic integrity when meeting with the TEQSA leadership. More
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Funding for 5,000 new short courses and TEQSA fee relief are included in the higher education measures within the 2021 Australian Government budget. More

Latest News — Vocational Education

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There are 235,750 students studying VET in schools programs across the country. What are the qualifications they are studying? More
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The Victorian Government is considering a request to approve more independent RTOs to deliver Skills First funded training. More
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The Western Australian Government has announced measures to assist apprentices and trainees commence or re-engage in employment. More

Latest News — International Education

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The NSW Government Plan for the return of international students offers little for students studying with the independent tertiary education sector. More
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Independent ELICOS and Higher Education providers impacted by border closures can apply for innovation grants of up to $150,000. More
The independent tertiary education sector is calling for a new International Education Commission and closer links between onshore study and skilled migration. More

Latest News — ITECA Members

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
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
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 – SA Minister
17 Aug 2021 - Networking Opportunity
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ITECA VET In Schools Interest Group
27 Jul 2021 - ITECA Event
Find about about reviews, regulation and funding of VET In Schools programs across Australia from the perspective of providers.... Register
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ITECA ASQA Regulated Provider Interest Group
2 Aug 2021 - ITECA Event
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ITECA ACT Funded Provider Interest Group
3 Aug 2021 - ITECA Event
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ITECA QLD Funded Provider Interest Group
4 Aug 2021 - ITECA Event
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ITECA NSW Funded Provider Interest Group
5 Aug 2021 - ITECA Event
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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!