ITECA News Archive


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.

If you’re an employee of an ITECA member you can have updates such as these emailed directly to your desk.  Simply join one of the ITECA Sector Interest Groups and news items on the issues relevant to you will be sent directly to your email account:

ITECA Member Engagement ―

A key member benefit, and the reason many providers across the higher education and tertiary education sectors 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.

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National Skills Commissioner Appointment

(28/09/2020)
The appointment of Adam Boyton as National Skills Commissioner is a milestone in the reform of vocational education and training across the nation. More

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HE Reforms Get Senate Committee Tick

(25/09/2020)
A Senate Committee has given its tick to proposed higher education legislative reforms that includes a reduction to the FEE-HELP student loan tax. More

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VET In Schools Provider Views

(21/09/2020)
A new assessment of what makes for a successful VET in schools program highlights that engaged secondary schools leadership is the key to success. More

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Student Loan Tax In Senate

(18/09/2020)
ITECA tells the Senate that legislation before the parliament that cuts the higher education student loan tax from 25% to 20% should be passed. More

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RTO’s Kick Goals With Employers

(17/09/2020)
Employer satisfaction with independent RTOs is set out in a new fact sheet that sets out performance on measures including the relevance of skills taught. More

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FEE-HELP & VSL Student Loan Tax

(15/09/2020)
Significant advocacy continues to have the VSL and FEE-HELP Student Loan tax permanently abolished, along with the current temporary suspension extended. More

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Tasmanian User Choice Funding Opens

(14/09/2020)
Independent RTOs operating in Tasmania have the opportunity to apply for 2021 user choice funding for on-the-job, online and classroom learning. More

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JobReady Legislative Package Review

(11/09/2020)
A Senate committee reviewing the proposed JobReady legislative package has been told the independent higher education sector supports the reforms. More

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Higher Education Leadership Opportunity

(10/09/2020)
Expressions are now being sought for a key leadership role, that of national ITECA Deputy Chair - Higher education. More

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FEE-HELP Student Loan Tax Advocacy

(9/09/2020)
With legislation in the parliament to reduce the FEE-HELP Student Loan tax, negotiations continue to see it permanently removed. More

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 enquiry@iteca.edu.au or telephone 1300 421 017.


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