ITECA Media Releases

The Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA) is a strong proponent for reforms that support independent higher education, vocational education and training providers.  The following media releases provide insight to how ITECA shapes the national policy debate:

Date Media Release
16 Oct 2019 New Category for Independent Higher Education Providers
10 Oct 2019 ITECA Welcomes Australia's First National Careers Ambassador
1 Oct 2019 ASQA & TEQSA Cost Recovery To Increase Student Course Costs
27 Sep 2019 ASQA Chief Commissioner's Departure Signals Important New Director
26 Sep 2019 Australian Government Vocational Education & Training Committee Appointed
24 Sep 2019 COAG Skills Council Outcomes
16 Sep 2019 New Higher Education Student Loan Tax To Hit Students
11 Sep 2019 Time To Base Tertiary Education Funding On Performance
03 Sep 2019 Australia Get Its First University College
28 Aug 2019 71% Of VET Students In Independent Sector
27 Aug 2019 ITECA Welcomes Expert Panel To Advise On Vocational Training Reforms
13 Aug 2019 New Certification Scheme for Vocational Education & Training Professionals
9 Aug 2019 COAG Gets It Right With Focus On One Post-Secondary Education System
8 Aug 2019 VET Sector Reform – It’s independent providers that offer the best solution
1 Aug 2019 ASQA Parliamentary Criticism Echo Sectors Concerns
12 Jul 2019 ITECA – TAFE SA Partnership Heralds New Training Era In South Australia
16 Jun 2019 Time for a radical overall of the nation’s skills funding system
5 Jun 2019 Independent Providers Do The Heavy Lifting In Vocational Education
26 May 2019 Education & Skills Ministerial Appointments Welcomed by Independent Providers
23 May 2019 ITECA’s Formation Kicks‐starts The Debate on Tertiary Education Reform
18 Apr 2019 TEQSA Appointment Welcomed by Independent Tertiary Education Sector
15 Apr 2019 ITECA Vote to Transform Independent Tertiary Education Leadership
2 Apr 2019 VET Review Charts Direction to be Welcomed by Those Seeking Skills
2 Apr 2019 Budget Makes Investments to a Sustained Skilled Workforce
27 Mar 2019 VET Trainer & Assessor Credential Change Delay Welcomed
24 Feb 2019 Melbourne Declaration’s Renewal Should Focus on Life-Long Learning
15 Feb 2019 VET Funding Model Should Focus on Supporting Quality Outcomes
8 Feb 2019 TEQSA & ASQA Chiefs to Brief Independent Education Providers
7 Feb 2019 VET Funding Model Should Focus on Supporting Quality Outcomes
1 Feb 2019 ACPET’s New Chair Signals Policy Advocacy Focus

ITECA’s administrative centre is in Melbourne, its government affairs team in Canberra and staff operate nationally.  If you’re seeking comment from ITECA in matters affecting the independent tertiary education system send an email to or telephone 1300 421 017.

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