Higher Education

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

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

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Latest News — Higher Education

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7/06/2021
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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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11/05/2021
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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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5/05/2021
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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

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23/06/2021
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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23/06/2021
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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
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22/06/2021
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The 2021 State Budget has confirmed that South Australia will extend the JobTrainer roll-out. What else does it contain for independent providers? More

Latest News — International Education

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11/06/2021
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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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3/06/2021
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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
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31/05/2021
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

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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 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!