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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(18/12/2020)

The pre-Christmas Cabinet reshuffle has seen the Hon. Alan Tudge MP become the new Minister for Education, an appointment welcomed by ITECA. More

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(17/12/2020)
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A massive 35.8% fall in apprentice and trainee commencements in the June 2020 quarter has been identified in the latest NCVER report. More

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(11/12/2020)
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The Australian Government is consulting on the prospect of allowing individuals to deduct education and training expenses that are not related to their job. More

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(7/12/2020)
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The Australian Government has updated the National Vocational Education and Training Data Policy which comes into force on 1 January 2021. More

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(4/12/2020)

Independent RTOs in South Australia deliver quality outcomes to around 88% of students in a vocational education and training program. More

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(4/12/2020)
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A new TEQSA report outlines the experiences of higher education students during the transition to online learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. More

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(2/12/2020)

Supporting more than 60% of apprentices and trainees across Queensland, independent RTOs enjoy great levels of student and employer satisfaction. More

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(30/11/2020)
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ASQA has released a summary report on its move towards self-assurance model. So the question is, will this support quality or just create more red tape? More

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(27/11/2020)
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The Australian Government has abolished the role of ASQA Chief Commissioner and appointed Ms Saxon Rice as the regulator's Chief Executive Officer. More

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(26/11/2020)
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The Aeroskills Training Package is being revised to align qualifications with licensing requirements and some major changes are underway. 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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