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 Victorian Government's Skills Agenda

Hon. Gayle Tierney MLC ◾ VIC Minister for Training & Skills

Through the 'Skills First' program the Victorian Government makes a considerable investment in vocational education and training with independent Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). This is your opportunity to hear from the Hon. Gayle Tierney MLC, the Minister for Training and Skills about her vision for skills funding in the state.

Across Victoria, independent Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) supports around 882,000 students in vocational education and training. It’s in this context that the commitment of Minister Tierney to ensuring a contestable market for vocational education and training is important.

This is your opportunity to hear directly from the Minister concerning her thoughts on key issues that impact the work of independent RTOs.

…….The issues to be canvassed in this presentation -
…….◾ Victorian Government skills investment priorities in the year ahead
…….◾ Their views on the role of independent providers in vocational education and training
…….◾ What the Victorian Government is hoping for in the new national skills agreement

Independent RTOs in Victoria do the heavy-lifting in supporting the skill of the state’s workforce, supporting around 83% of the people in vocational education and training.

This event will be hosted by Mr Andrew Shea, the ITECA Victorian Chair, a national ITECA Director and also the Chair of the AISC Education Industry Reference Committee.

If you have an interest in the Victorian 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

      Wednesday, 31 March 2021 – 12:00PM AEDT

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]
◾ Brent Mickelberg MP — QLD Shad. Min. for Employment, Small Business & Training (20 Sep 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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