VET Sector - Current News


The Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA) provides its members with timely and insightful updates on the issues facing independent providers in the vocational education and training sectors.  A selection of key articles circulated to members can be found below.
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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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RTOs Hit Hard By Covid-19 Crisis

(20/05/2020)
An assessment of enrolment levels within independent RTOs shows that around one-in-three have had fall in face-to-face enrolments greater than 70%. More

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WA Regional Economic Grants

(19/05/2020)
Independent tertiary education providers will have access to regional economic development grants made available by the West Australian Government. More

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NSW International Student Support

(18/05/2020)
International students at independent providers will benefit from support from the NSW Government as they struggle through the Covid-19 crisis. More

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VIC Skills First Program Discussed

(14/05/2020)
Changes to the Victorian Government Skills First program were set out by departmental staff at a meeting of ITECA Victoria members. More

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Scholarships For Regional Australia

(13/05/2020)
The second round of applications for Destination Australia scholarships is now open and regional training providers are encouraged to apply. More

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QLD Skills Assure Provider Meeting

(12/05/2020)
Independent RTOs from across Queensland met with the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training to discuss Skills Assure funding changes. More

A key member benefit, and the reason many provider across the tertiary education sector 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.

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 vocational.education@iteca.edu.au or telephone 1300 421017.


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