Higher Education - Current News

The Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA) provides its members with timely and insightful updates on the issues facing independent providers in the higher education, vocational education and training sectors.  A selection of key articles circulated to members can be found below.

CISA New South Wales Conference Grants

Study New South Wales will fund six scholarships on offer to attend the Council of International Students Australia (CISA) Conference to be held in Perth over 15-19 July 2019. More


Skills Gets Greater Focus In New Ministry

The reappointment of the the Hon. Dan Tehan MP and Sen. Hon. Michaelia Cash in the education and skills portfolios is welcomed by ITECA, along with the appointment of the Hon. Steve Irons MP in the new vocational education and training portfolio. More


What Will the Re-elected Coalition Government Mean?

The re-elected Coalition Government comes to office having delivered a budget and the release of the Joyce Review affecting the delivery of education and training, what does this mean for the independent sector? More


ITECA Kicks Off Day One With A Reform Call

Australia’s independent tertiary education sector has a strong champion that’s focussed on achieving positive reforms that supports quality outcomes. More


Single Tertiary Education System Call

The Business Council of Australia launched a discussion paper which outlines a new tertiary model that would enable workers to more easily retrain and re-skill over their lives. More


TEQSA Board Appointment Welcomed

In a move welcomed by independent providers, Professor Joan Cooper has been appointed as a commissioner of TEQSA, the higher education sector’s regulator. More


9% Growth In International Student Numbers

Recent data released by the Department of Education and Training shows that the number of international students in Australia grew by 9% in the twelve months to February 2019. More

A key member benefit, and the reason many provider across the higher education and tertiary education sectors join, is the information that’s provided by ITECA.  From changes to the regulatory environment through to the latest data on student enrolments, ITECA provides members with timely updates.

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