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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Governments have agreed to extend availability of the Undergraduate Certificate as a qualification in the AQF until mid-2025. More
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The higher education regulator has issued a policy that sets out its approach when a higher education provider has a change of ownership or control. More
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The information that the higher education regulator must enter on the register of providers is under review and you get to have a say. More

Latest News — Vocational Education

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As independent providers support 3-in-4 regional and rural vocational training students, the new Regional Education Commissioner is critical to the sector. More
Following advocacy by ITECA, the government has announced that many ASQA, TEQSA, CRICOS and TPS fees will be waived through to the end of 2022. More
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A new NCVER report looks at better aligning vocational training and higher education, finding that combining qualifications is difficult and expensive. More

Latest News — International Education

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With the opening of borders delayed, ITECA has advised the Australian Government that the international education sector and students need certainty. More
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A focus on developing new markets and deploying international students to local skills needs is the focus on the new international education strategy. More
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Overseas students will be able to come to Australia from 1 December 2021, kickstarting the revival of the international education sector – find out the details. More

Latest News — ITECA Members

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