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.

National Skills Commissioner Appointment

The appointment of Adam Boyton as National Skills Commissioner is a milestone in the reform of vocational education and training across the nation. More


VET In Schools Provider Views

A new assessment of what makes for a successful VET in schools program highlights that engaged secondary schools leadership is the key to success. More


RTO’s Kick Goals With Employers

Employer satisfaction with independent RTOs is set out in a new fact sheet that sets out performance on measures including the relevance of skills taught. More


Tasmanian User Choice Funding Opens

Independent RTOs operating in Tasmania have the opportunity to apply for 2021 user choice funding for on-the-job, online and classroom learning. More


VET In Schools Enrolments Climb

Ahead of a major assessment of provider thoughts of VET in schools delivery, enrolment data shows an increase in the number of students in the program. More


More Talk No Action On Work Placements

As more than 100,000 students struggle to find a work placement to complete their VET studies, governments fail to act - but they do form another committee. More


VET Student Satisfaction Documented

A new fact sheet highlights the outstanding levels of student satisfaction with the quality of independent RTOs across the nation. More


What’s Next For Int’l Education?

Independent tertiary education providers will receive a briefing from the Australian Government on what the pathway for the return of international students looks like. More


QLD Meeting Focuses On Quality

A meeting with the Queensland Government delivers a shared awareness on JobTrainer roll-out, the work placement challenge and what represents quality. More


WA Meeting Confirms Agenda

JobTrainer, international students and work placements were atop the agenda at a meeting with the WA Dept. of Training & Workforce Development. More

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