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.

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JobKeeper Extension Discussions

Negotiations with the Australian Government on the extension of the JobKeeper payment for independent tertiary education providers continue. More


Covid-19 Impact In Victoria Reviewed

As Victoria reimposes strict Covid-19 social distancing regulations, measures to support independent tertiary education providers are being reassessed. More


ASQA Stakeholder Liaison Group

Consistent with its commitment to better manage its stakeholder engagement, ASQA has appointed its new stakeholder liaison group. More


CISA Delivers Over The Decade

Celebrating its tenth year, the work of the Council of International Students Australia (CISA) has never been more important given the Covid-19 crisis. More


TAFE Financial Performance In Vic.

Increasing deficits of public TAFE colleges across Victoria highlight the importance of the Macklin Review in redefining the sector. More


Covid-19 Impact On Future Skills

The impact of Covid-19 on employment patterns has been assessed by the National Skills Commissioner, setting the scene for determining skills needs. More


International Student Return Options

Arrangements that allow international students to return to Australia to take-up their university studies won’t work for independent providers. More


National Skills Commissioner Confab

A brief on the role of the National Skills Commissioner in determining Australian Government skills funding priories was provided to ITECA members. More


VET Future Funding Discussions

Putting student choice at the centre of VET funding decisions was the key point raised when ITECA members met with the Productivity Commission. More


New Data On Trade Training Outcomes

A new NCVER report on apprentice and trainees examines their level of satisfaction with training and the completion rates. More

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