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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NT Framing The Future Grants

(10/10/2019)
The Northern Territory Government is inviting applications to fund programs that enhance the capacity of the training sector to skill the workforce. More

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Energy Management Skill Set Development

(1/10/2019)
Industry consultation is underway on a proposed new cross sector energy management skill set for inclusion in the MSS Sustainability Training Package. More

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ASQA Chief Commissioner Steps Down

(27/09/2019)
With changes coming to the way ASQA interacts with training providers its Chief Commissioner, Mark Paterson AO, says it’s time to go. More

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Government Skills Package Consultation

(26/09/2019)
The Australian Government has invited ITECA members to national workshops to help co-design initiatives in the National Skills Package that seek to strengthen the VET system. More

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NT's Best Celebrated At Training Awards

(25/09/2019)
Independent providers excelled at the Northern Territory Training Awards, with particular recognition for providers that support international and indigenous students. More

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VET Government Stakeholder Committee

(24/09/2019)
Independent VET providers are represented on a new Australian Government stakeholder committee that will support government implement its skills package. More

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COAG Skills Council’s First Meeting

(23/09/2019)
The inaugural meeting of the COAG Skills Council focussed on quality and ensuring that VET is relevant and responsive to the job market, employers, industry and learners. More

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$26.5M Fine For Poor Quality Provider

(23/09/2019)
The Federal Court has imposed a penalty of $26.5M and ordered repayment of $56M against a provider that failed to put students’ interest first. More

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ACT Independent Providers Win Awards

(19/09/2019)
The reputation of independent vocational education and training providers in the Australian Capital Territory was showcased with big wins in local training awards. More

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QLD Providers' Award Win Promotes Quality

(19/09/2019)
With two independent providers taking out awards in the 2019 Queensland Training Awards, the sector’s reputation for quality has been boosted significantly. 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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