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

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Latest News — Higher Education

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13/01/2022
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The Australian Government has amended the higher education standards to reflect obligations with respect to freedom of speech and academic freedom. More
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7/01/2022
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Independent higher education and vocational training providers are to pay twice for key aspects of their regulatory oversight, so ITEC is stepping-in. More
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16/12/2021
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The 2021 MYEFO statement confirms earlier funding announcements underscores the role of independent providers in addressing skills shortages. More

Latest News — Vocational Education

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7/01/2022
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Independent RTOs have the opportunity to comment on proposed new units of competency and skills sets in the MSL Laboratory Operations Training Package. More
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4/01/2022
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The vocational training regulator has set out its proposed new cost recovery framework, so how much more will independent RTOs be paying? More
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21/12/2021
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The Prime Minister has launched a new truck driving apprenticeship, confirming the role of vocational training in driving the economic recovery. More
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19/12/2021
In New South Wales recent cabinet reshuffle, the Hon. Alister Henskens MP was appointed as the Minister for Skills and Innovation. More
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10/12/2021
A government initiative is developing sustainable employer-led approaches to create a digitally-skilled workforce – it’s time to get involved. More
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9/12/2021
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ASQA offers independent RTOs the chance to ensure its new ‘self assurance’ model improves regulation rather than simply creating more red tape. More

Latest News — International Education

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14/01/2022
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The Australian Government has issued a reminder for international students to check their visa status before travelling to Australia. More
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10/01/2022
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With the great support of members, ITECA is taking the lead to build confidence in the integrity of Australia’s international education sector. More
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15/12/2021
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International borders are now open to overseas students, starting the sector’s recovery. Find out about the conditions relevant to independent providers. More

Latest News — ITECA Members

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15/10/2021
Several independent RTOs, their staff and students are finalists in the 2021 National Training Awards, a major recognition of their commitment to excellence. More
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7/10/2021
VERTO and Riverina Community College will join forces to deliver enhanced and expanded training and community programs to the local region. More
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1/07/2021
TEQSA has produced the nation’s newest university, with the independent provider Avondale University College achieving this important status More

The Business Of Independent Tertiary Education

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14/01/2022
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With tertiary education providers storing lots of student data, this guide offers assistance on managing data breaches and outlines key compliance obligations. More
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13/01/2022
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Independent higher education and vocational training providers have access to an employer's guide reviewing Covid-19 vaccinations in the workplace. More
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10/01/2022
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To help tertiary education providers protect themselves from cyber security incidents, this guide identifies the common threats and how to managing them. More

ITECA In The News Media

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10/01/2022
Online academic cheating services that offer to do assignments for less than $100 are targeting international students in Australia. More
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23/11/2021
As a nation, we want independent tertiary education providers to be focused on students and quality rather than duplicative and burdensome regulation. More
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24/10/2021
An ITECA survey found that 81 per cent of respondents either supported or strongly supported the national plan for the reopening of Australia. More

ITECA In The Education Media

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7/12/2021
ITECA's government advocacy would focus on “securing a sustainable funding model” for the higher education undergraduate certificates More
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26/11/2021
ITECA said the new international education strategy will support overseas student enrolment growth with independent tertiary education providers. More
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26/11/2021
ITECA said the new international education strategy will support overseas student enrolment growth with independent tertiary education providers. More

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2022 VET Business Summit – Brisbane
28 Jan 2022 - Conference
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ITECA ASQA Regulated Provider Interest Group
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ITECA International Education Week
1 Feb 2022 - ITECA Event
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Information Session - Getting A Skills Funding Contract
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ITECA Townsville Provider Roundtable
10 Feb 2022 - Networking Opportunity
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ITECA Cairns Provider Roundtable
11 Feb 2022 - Networking Opportunity
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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!