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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TEQSA, ASQA and CRICOS fee relief is on the policy advocacy agenda along with ending the tax on FEE-HELP and VET Student Loans. More

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An Australian Government seminar is to review emerging opportunities for the international education sector in the Latin American region. More

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The higher education regulator has released its compliance report that outlines its compliance activities and the focus for the coming year. More

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The independent tertiary education sector is set to play a key role in the development of a new Australian International Education Strategy. More


Independent providers across the tertiary education sector are collaborating to set the sector’s manifesto for the next federal election. More


Strong advocacy continues for measures that support international education providers and put in place a path for the safe return of students from overseas. More

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Implementation of the skills reform agenda now rests with the Hon. Stuart Robert MP, the new Minister for Employment Skills, Small and Family Business. More

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The NSW Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education hosted a roundtable meeting to review recognition and funding of microcredentials. More

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The National Skills Commission has released its report on the drivers of the different fees and subsidies for vocational training qualifications. More


Independent tertiary education providers are to play a lead role in identifying redundant, duplicative and burdensome government compliance obligations. More

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