2020 ITECA Vocational Education and Training Business Summit

2020 ITECA Vocational Education and Training Business Summit
With a program that’s designed to support the senior management of vocational education and training providers, the 2020 ITECA Vocational Education and Training Business Summit program will introduce you to those responsible for driving reform. It’s a unique opportunity to actively engage with those who influence the issues that affect the sustainability of your business.

It’s a challenging environment for vocational education and training providers with several factors changing the environment in they operate. To develop an understanding of the factors that create this dynamic environment don’t miss the 2020 ITECA Vocational Education and Training Business Summit.

Member Only Limited Promotion
  • Current Corporate and Associate Members - Buy one ticket and bring a colleague free!
  • New Members - Join ITECA as a Corporate or Associate Member and get one ticket free!

Terms and Conditions:
  • The offer is open only to members and those organisatons that have submitted an application for Corporate or Associate membership, and has been approved prior to registering for the event.
  • Free tickets can be used for any colleague within the same organisation only.
  • To redeem the offer first register (and pay) then send an email to events@iteca.edu.au to organise your free ticket.
  • In the event than business that applies for Corporate or Associate membership does not complete the joining process, they will be invoiced for the full non-member rate.
  • Free tickets are not redeemable for a discount at this or other events or for cash.
  • Cancellations received before 15 January 2020 are refunded in full less a $38.50 administration fee.  Cancellations after that date are not refundable.
  • Transfers are permitted.
7/02/2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Pullman Sydney Hyde Park Sydney, NSW 2000


Friday, 07 February 2020

Troy Williams, ITECA Chief Executive - Australia’s independent vocational education and training system does the heavy-lifting in providing the economy with the skills it needs. At this insightful data-filled presentation, you’ll get the state-by-state and sector-by-sector data that highlights the great role of providers, and how they achieve this despite declining government funding.
9:10 AM - 9:20 AM
7/02/2020 9:10 AM

Hon. Steve Irons MP, Assistant Minister for VET & Apprenticeships - The Australian Government is implementing its ambitious $525 million reform package ‘Delivering Skills for Today and Tomorrow’. Find out about the changes that aim to modernise the VET sector and how they allow quality providers deliver the quality outcomes students and their employers are looking for.
9:20 AM - 9:50 AM
7/02/2020 9:20 AM

Kathy Dennis, Assistant Secretary DESSFB - The Australian Government is currently reviewing the VET Student Loans Program. This will inform possible changes to the program and the role it plays in the overarching VET funding model. In addition the review will look at reducing red tape and improving the experience for both providers and students and ensuring that the program is delivering on the government’s policy objectives.  This presentation will provide an update on the review and outline some key findings to date.
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM
7/02/2020 11:30 AM

Hon. Steven Joyce - Following extensive consultation, Steven Joyce present its his report ‘Strengthening Skills: Expert Review of Australia's Vocational Education and Training System’ to the Australian Government, a document that’s become the blueprint for reform. Hear from Mr Joyce about the insights he gathered talking to independent providers and the opportunities that he believes they have.
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
7/02/2020 1:00 PM

A/ASQA Commissioner, Saxon Rice - The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is reviewing its engagement with Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) to provide them with greater support to understand and meet their compliance obligations. It’s a changed dynamic and this presentation will outline what providers can expect from the sector’s regulator.
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
7/02/2020 1:45 PM

Ged Kearney MP, Shadow Assistant Minister for Skills - The Federal Opposition has a long-standing commitment to supporting Australians access vocational education and training throughout their working careers.  This presentation will outline where the Federal Opposition sees the policy priorities as being and the role of independent providers in the vocational education and training (VET) sector.
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
7/02/2020 2:45 PM

James Pearson, ACCI Chief Executive - In an environment in which the Australian Government is reforming both funding and regulation of the VET sector it’s important that the business community drives the debate. Australia’s leading champion for small business, James Pearson, will set out how you can play an active role in advocacy activities.
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
7/02/2020 3:15 PM

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