ITECA In The News

The Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA) is recognised by leading media as a source of authoritative advice on matters concerning independent providers in the higher education, vocational education, training and skills sectors. The following are some articles:

Date Article
24 Nov 2020 Peter Coaldrake Appointed As TEQSA Chief Commissioner [The Australian]
23 Nov 2020 You Can't Learn That In A Classroom [Sydney Morning Herald]
7 Oct 2020 Budget 2020-21 - The sector reacts [Campus Review]
6 Oct 2020 Overdue FBT exemption [Campus Morning Mail]
6 Oct 2020 Education sector gives budget tick of approval [Australian Financial Review]
6 Oct 2020 Apprentices and trainees get $1.2bn through employer scheme [The Australian]
6 Oct 2020 Billion dollar training ways to rebuild the workforce [Campus Morning Mail]
4 Oct 2020 Budget boost for 100,000 new apprentices [Australian Financial Review]
4 Oct 2020 Apprentice subsidy welcomed but sector prefers JobTrainer money [Australian Financial Review]
4 Oct 2020 Coalition's wage subsidy falls short of rebuilding trainee workforce [Sydney Morning Herald]
9 Oct 2020 Vic shutdowns may prevent 100,000 students from graduating this year [Campus Review]
17 Sep 2020 Will the higher education sector be granted amendments to the Job Ready Graduates Package? [Campus Review]
7 Sep 2020 Ongoing lockdowns pose threat to businesses being able to survive in Victoria []
25 Aug 2020 Dual sector unis oppose unfetted competition in VET [The Australian]
20 Aug 2020 Government policies should support student choice [The Australian]
6 Aug 2020 Less than half of vocational loans to women would be repaid [Sydney Morning Herald]
29 Jul 2020 'Quite serious': International student visa applications plummet [Sydney Morning Herald]
20 Jul 2020 Up to 38,000 VET teachers off work as virus fallout hits independents [Australian Financial Review]
16 Jun 2020 Time to permanently end the loan fee for the FEE-HELP scheme [The Australian]
11 Jun 2020 Time for an integrated tertiary education system [Campus Review]
7 Jun 2020 Tertiary education council support national overhaul of sector [Canberra Times]
5 Jun 2020 'Fallacy': TAFEs reject reform focus [Australian Financial Review]
5 Jun 2020 JobKeeper great but needs an extension: ITECA [Campus Review]
2 Jun 2020 On The Move - Coaldrake Commissioned [Campus Review]
1 Jun 2020 When one set of rules will do [Campus Morning Mail]
1 Jun 2020 Skills training misses the mark with employers: report [Australian Financial Review]
1 Jun 2020 ‘Drowning in red tape’: Peak body for independent sector calls for alignment [Campus Review]
30 May 2020 Independent vocational education providers are under threat [The Australian]
28 May 2020 Pressure for skills commission to set training costs [Australian Financial Review]
27 May 2020 Federal government’s VET overhaul: the sector reacts [Campus Review]
27 May 2020 ACT government takes aim at 'JobMaker' as industry takes steps to recover [Canberra Times]
26 May 2020 Government flags vocational education overhaul [ABC News]
20 May 2020 Failure fears as private VET enrolment down [The Australian]
15 May 2020 New short courses to reskill the nation and ‘drive innovation’ after coronavirus [Campus Review]
4 May 2020 Countdown to a reboot of the training sector [Australian Financial Review]
20 Apr 2020 Australia needs to commit to a training and education recovery plan [The Australian]
15 Apr 2020 Not the time to ‘grab more cash’: Independent education’s peak body welcomes relief amid COVID-19 fallout [Campus Review]
14 Apr 2020 Short courses great for students, bad for unis [Australian Financial Review]
31 Mar 2020 Independent higher education providers urge and end to loan fee [The Australian]
30 Mar 2020 ‘It’s time for the government to step up’: Independent education’s peak body [Campus Review]
29 Mar 2020 Fee relief in Catholic schools, experts warn against repeat years [Australian Financial Review]
25 Mar 2020 'Very Welcome': Coronavirus stimulus package includes VET funding boost [Canberra Times]
17 Feb 2020 Coronavirus affects a third of private tertiary education students [Sydney Morning Herald and The Age]
10 Feb 2020 Training sector row exposes fundamental differences [Australian Financial Review]
5 Feb 2020 Coronavirus threatens Australian economy reeling from drought and fires [The Guardian]
27 Jan 2020 Budget blowout prompts ACT government to rein in Vocational Education Training spending [Canberra Times]
22 Jan 2020 Education Minister Dan Tehan sets up a body to protect Australia's education reputation [The Australian]
20 Jan 2020 ACT Government's training cuts put courses at risk, peak body says [Canberra Times]
27 Nov 2019 Government will review contentious tuition fee insurance scheme [The Australian]
06 Nov 2019 Overdue reforms proposed for vocational education and training welcomed [The Australian]
31 Oct 2019 Review into VET regulator begins [The Mandarin]
30 Oct 2019 New ASQA boss wants 'productive' relationship with VET sector [The Mandarin]
30 Oct 2019 Review of Australian Qualifications Framework opens the way to micro-credentials [The Australian]
04 Oct 2019 India, Nepal and Pakistan rated 'high risk' for universities [Australian Financial Review]
20 Sep 2019 Record fine for 'appalling' training system rort [Australian Financial Review]
11 Sep 2019 Intergration is the key to the future [The Australian]
8 Aug 2019 VET system letting us down, says Morrison [Australian Financial Review]
7 Aug 2019 Focus on ‘administrivia’ denied [The Australian]
5 Aug 2019 Regulatory agency targets VET risk areas [The Mandarin]
25 Jul 2019 Regulator denies ghost college claims [The Australian]
19 Jun 2019 Independents Seek Funding Clarity [The Australian]
23 May 2019 Private providers want single funding system for higher ed [Australian Financial Review]
6 May 2019 Private providers warn Labor against prioritising TAFE [Australian Financial Review]
16 Apr 2019 ACPET To adopt a new name [The Australian]
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