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.

Rural And Regional Scholarships Now Open

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


HE Provider Category Standards Review

ITECA members are providing advice to the Australian Government on the approach to implement the higher education provider category standards reforms. More


TEQSA Agreement Boosts Sector's Voice

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


TEQSA Improving Retention Rates Guidance

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


Int'l Education Reputation Taskforce

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


TEQSA Chief Executive Moves On

The regulator for the higher education sector will be looking for a new Chief Executive with the departure of Anthony McClaran. More


Resources For International Providers

The Australian Government has developed resources for international students, education agents and providers to help prevent international student exploitation. More


TEQSA Cost Recovery Delayed

The Australian Government has delayed the introduction of full-cost recovery for the higher education regulator. More


Higher Ed. Category Standards Reform

The Australian Government released its response to the Higher Education Provider Category Standards Review, with significant changes for the tertiary education system. More


Educations & Skills Departments Join

The creation of the Department of Education, Skills and Employment will see the tertiary education system come together again. 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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