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.
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TEQSA Regulated Provider Forum

(25/05/2020)
Independent higher education providers regulated by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) have access to a new support network. More

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HE & VET Meeting Seeks Red Tape Cut

(14/05/2020)
Independent providers operating in both the higher education and vocational education and training sector are working to cut red tape. More

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HE Short Courses Announced

(14/05/2020)
Independent higher education providers to deliver the Australian Government’s new Undergraduate Certificates. More

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TEQSA Audit Report Released

(17/04/2020)
The ANAO audit of TEQSA highlights areas to improve the regulator’s oversight of the higher education sector and reflects ITECA members’ shared views. More

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Rural And Regional Scholarships Now Open

(11/03/2020)
Applications for the Australian Government’s Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships (RRES) program for students in tertiary education is now open. More

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HE Provider Category Standards Review

(26/02/2020)
ITECA members are providing advice to the Australian Government on the approach to implement the higher education provider category standards reforms. More

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TEQSA Agreement Boosts Sector's Voice

(24/02/2020)
A Memorandum of Understanding between ITECA and TEQSA inaugurates a new era of cooperation between the higher education regulator and the sector’s peak body. More

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TEQSA Improving Retention Rates Guidance

(22/02/2020)
TEQSA has released a new guidance note on improving retention of students in higher education by building on the quality assurance approaches taken by individual providers. More

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Int'l Education Reputation Taskforce

(5/02/2020)
ITECA members’ experience arising from the bushfire crisis and novel coronavirus outbreak is being given to an Australian Government international education taskforce. More

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TEQSA Chief Executive Moves On

(16/01/2020)
The regulator for the higher education sector will be looking for a new Chief Executive with the departure of Anthony McClaran. More

A key member benefit, and the reason many provider across the higher education sector 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.

Further Information ―

To find out more about issues facing the ITECA members, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ITECAust or Facebook at www.facebook.com/ITECAust.  Alternatively, send an email to higher.education@iteca.edu.au or telephone 1300 421017.


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