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.

If you’re an employee of an ITECA member you can have updates such as these emailed directly to your desk.  Simply join one of the ITECA Sector Interest Groups and news items on the issues relevant to you will be sent directly to your email account:

ITECA Member Engagement ―

A key member benefit, and the reason many providers across the higher education and tertiary education sectors 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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Living Cost Update for Visa Holders

(16/10/2019)
The annual living costs amounts for students, guardians and accompanying family members have been updated to mitigate the risk of visa holders falling into financial hardship. More

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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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Textile Industry Skills Feedback Sought

(9/10/2019)
Participate in the IBSA forum and meet the Industry Reference Committee to debate skills needs and qualification development for the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear industry. More

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ESOS Regulation Changes From 1 Oct 2019

(3/10/2019)
Changes to ESOS Regulations commenced on 1 October 2019 and it’s a great time for providers to ensure they are familiar with the new requirements to ensure compliance. 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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Higher Ed. Category Standards Review

(25/09/2019)
Recommendations from the Higher Education Category Standards Review have been handed to government and present an advocacy win for ITECA members. 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

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 enquiry@iteca.edu.au or telephone 1300 421 017.


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