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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Student Data Record Access Changes

(2/06/2020)
New legislation allows more entities to access a VET student’s transcript and puts in place penalties for the illegal access of records. More

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Skills Commissioner Bill Considered

(1/06/2020)
Legislation that formally establishes the National Skills Commissioner as a statutory agency is being considered by the Australian Parliament. More

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New Covid Skill Sets Funded in ACT

(29/05/2020)
ITECA Capital Territory members are set to benefit from 3,800 new places available to deliver key skill sets under the new National Infection Control Training Fund. More

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VET Overhaul Is The Way To Go

(27/05/2020)
When the Prime Minister said vocational education and training funding requires a major change, it was a clear sign that ITECA’s advocacy is working. More

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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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VET Funding Reform Call

(24/05/2020)
State Premiers and Territory Chief Ministers are being called upon to make all funding in vocational education and training fully contestable. More

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VSL Provider Levy Discussion

(22/05/2020)
A new levy is about to be whacked on independent provides that support students accessing VET Student Loans. What does it mean for quality RTOs? More

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Pilot Training Group Aloft

(21/05/2020)
Providers of aviation pilot training are now better equipped to drive changes to regulations and standards with the formation of a new interest group. More

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WA Reviews Skills & Training

(21/05/2020)
ITECA members will highlight the quality outcomes delivered by independent RTOs in the Western Australian Government’s review of skills and training. More

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VIC International Student Support

(20/05/2020)
Independent tertiary education providers in Victoria will benefit from additional support for international students affected by the Covid-19 crisis. 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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