The ITECA Executive Leadership Briefings are are an exciting opportunity for senior executives from independent providers in the higher education, vocational education, training and skills sectors to hear from leaders across government and industry.

Guest speakers include Ministers, Shadow Ministers, senior government officials, plus leaders from across the nation’s business community.  These events empower those attending through receiving unique insights into what is driving changes to the commercial and regulatory environment in which independent tertiary education providers deliver high-quality outcomes.

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Upcoming Event
The Queensland Opposition's Focus On Skills Funding

Brent Mickelberg MP ◾ QLD Shadow Minister for Employment, Small Business & Training

Queensland has typically lead the nation in empowering student choice, allowing them to study with independent Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). Find out from the state’s alternative government about what the future may hold for skills funding and the implications for independent RTOs.

Brent Mickelberg MP is the Queensland Shadow Minister for Employment, Small Business and Training. This is your opportunity to speak with him about the following.

…….The issues to be canvassed in this presentation -
…….◾ The Queensland Opposition’s plan for a dynamic and responsive vocational training system
…….◾ Thoughts concerning contestable skills funding
…….◾ How to best deliver vocational training in a geographically diverse space

Prior to his election to the Queensland Parliament in 2017, Mr Mickelberg served in the Australian Army, was a bank manager and stockman. He holds a Master of Applied Finance and a Bachelor of Applied Science..

This event will be hosted by Mr Michael Gleadow, the ITECA Queensland Chair, a national ITECA Director.

If you have an interest in the Queensland Government’s commitment to supporting students at independent RTO’s through state government funding, this is an event not to be missed.

The leadership of ITECA members receive a complimentary invitation to attend this event.
Non-members are welcome to participate at a cost of $185 (GST Included) per person

      Monday, 20 September 2021 – 1:00PM AEST

A priority for ITECA is to empower members with the information to make informed business decisions, that's what makes the following installments in the ITECA Executive Leadership Briefings such a tool in your decision making.

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This Year's Events
ITECA Executive Leadership Briefings

◾ Malcolm Roberts — Productivity Commission (23 Feb 2021).....[More Info]
◾ Hon. Sue Ellery MLC — WA Minister for Education & Training (25 Feb 2021).....[More Info]
◾ Hon. Gayle Tierney MLC — VIC Minister for Training & Skills (31 Mar 2021).....[More Info]
◾ Hon. Geoff Lee
 MP — NSW Minister for Skills & Tertiary Education (1 Jun 2021) .....[More Info]
◾ Hon. David Pisoni MP — SA Minister for Innovation & Skills (17 Aug 2021) .....[More Info]...

The ITECA Executive Leadership Briefings are a high-value business and career opportunity.  They introduce you to key stakeholders across government, the business community, and education sector who can help provide you with insights into make informed business decisions.  Past speakers have included.


◾ Kate Carnell AO— Small Business & Family Enterprise Ombudsman
◾ Ged Kearney MP — Federal Shadow Minister for Skills
◾ Craig Robertson — Chief Executive Officer, TAFE Directors Australia
◾ James Pearson — Chief Executive Officer, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
◾ Peter Strong — Chief Executive Officer, Council of Small Business Organisations Australia

ITECA members are united, informed and influential thanks to events such as the ITECA Executive Leadership Briefings, it’s a great time to get involved.

Further Information ―

The ITECA events team welcomes the opportunity to discuss these events with you further and for information simply email [email protected] or alternatively telephone 1300 421 017.  You can also keep up to date by following ITECA on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.


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