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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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
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TEQSA’s proposed approach for transitioning to the full cost recovery arrangements has been set out and ITECA members are providing feedback. More

Latest News — Vocational Education

Vocational training leaders from around the country celebrated the fortieth anniversary of World Skills Australia at a function in parliament house. More
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The Queensland Government has announced that applications for the next round of ‘Skilling Queenslanders for Work’ funding are now open. More
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A two-year extension of the Skilling for Recovery program is the vocational training centrepiece of the 2021 New South Wales Budget. 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 QLD Funded Provider Interest Group
1 Jul 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!