Higher Education 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 higher education sector.  A selection of key articles circulated to members can be found below.
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Governments have agreed to extend availability of the Undergraduate Certificate as a qualification in the AQF until mid-2025. More

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The higher education regulator has issued a policy that sets out its approach when a higher education provider has a change of ownership or control. More

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The information that the higher education regulator must enter on the register of providers is under review and you get to have a say. More


With the Australian Parliament set to resume sittings next week, ITECA has stepped-up advocacy to permanently end the student loan tax. More

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Given the success of the Undergraduate Certificates, ITECA is leading the advocacy to ensure their continued recognition and funding. More

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Finance expert, Mr Stephen Somogyi, has been appointed as a TEQSA Commissioner by the Minister for Education. More

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TEQSA has published a new resource to help academics identify and respond to cases of contract cheating in symbol dense assessments. More

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TEQSA has obtained a Federal Court order that requires carriage service providers to block access to an academic cheating service. More

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The reputation for excellence enjoyed by the independent higher education sector is established in the 2021 Graduate Outcomes Survey results. More

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Adrienne Nieuwenhuis has been appointed a Commissioner of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency, the higher education regulator. 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.

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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 [email protected] or telephone 1300 421017.

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