On Thursday 7 July, Commissioners from ASQA and TEQSA met to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to agree where possible to streamline regulatory processes to benefit the VET and higher education sectors. This move aligns with the Federal Government’s recent deregulation initiatives to reduce red tape for providers.
TEQSA has released updated information on the collection process for the 2016 PIR.
TEQSA commissioner Lin Martin called "living legend" by La Trobe University Vice Chancellor, Professor John Dewar, for contribution to student equity in Australia.
In February 2016, TEQSA's Chief Commissioner, Professor Nick Saunders and Senior Case Manager, Mr Julian Davis visited Tokyo to provide TEQSA with insight as to how Japan protects the reputation and quality of higher education.
TEQSA and the Higher Education Evaluation Centre of the Ministry of Education, P.R. China have signed a letter of intent to finalise their MoC.
TEQSA has published its presentation from the recent Standards Transition provider briefings.
On 9 May 2016 the government assumed a Caretaker role, with an election to be held 2 July 2016.
TEQSA has published its first sector update for 2016.
The 2016-17 Federal Budget provides additional funding to TEQSA of $10.1 million or $2.5 million per year over four years.
TEQSA and the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications have renewed their MoC for three years.