Chinese visitors contribute to the Australian economy 27% of the total amount spent by all international visitors, largely due to the significant number of Chinese who come to the country to study. On average about 20% of Chinese visitors were here for educational purposes.
The Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA), the peak body representing independent providers in the higher education, vocational education, training and skills sectors is currently leading an assessment of the impact of the Novel Coronavirus on the independent tertiary education sector in order to develop strategies to support both students and providers.
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2020 VDC Professional Learning Program Released
The VDC 2020 Professional Learning Program is now available. An extensive range of new and existing continuous PD opportunities are scheduled in the form of workshops, webinars, free thought leaders functions as well as industry symposiums for the Semester 1 program between January and June 2020.
Changing young peoples’ perception of TAFE and VET
June/July last year saw Year13 and YouthSense conduct a national survey of Australian youth to understand how much young people understand of TAFE and VET.
They also wanted to get a handle on their perceptions and pre-conceived ideas about these education pathways. Here’ s what they found.
Online delivery of VET qualifications: what’s the story?
Online delivery is used extensively as part of the delivery approach for many VET qualifications. But, what is the story when it is the major or only form of delivery?
A recent report from NCVER takes a look at this issue.
Statistics recently released by the Commonwealth Department of Education shows up to October 2019 a continued expansion in international student enrolments across educational institutions in Australia.
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ITECA the peak body of higher education, vocational education, training and skills sectors in Australia has recently appointed a new Independant Chair, Deputy Chair VET and Deputy Chair Higher Education following its corporate restructure from mid-2019. Read more here: https://www.miragenews.
The Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA), the peak body representing independent providers in the higher education, vocational education, training and skills sectors has congratulated the government for the approach taken to in the review of Australia’s Higher Education Provider Category Standards and the review of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)