CCA aims to provide a range of resources to support community education providers and to showcase the work of the sector.

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Audio and Video Resources


Experience the Community College difference

Community Colleges Australia Conference Dinner and Prize-Giving 19 October 2016

Kate Ellis MP video message at CCA Conference 20 October2016

CCA Dinner Guest Speaker Phil Umbridge from Texas

In this video, shot at the Community Colleges Australia (CCA) Gala Dinner at Dockside Darling Harbour in Sydney on 19 October 2016, guest speaker Phil Umbridge from Texas speaks. He is introduced by CCA CEO Don Perlgut.


CCA 2016 Conference 2016: Opening Address by The Hon John Barilaro MP

Part 1

CCA 2016 Conference 2016: Opening Address by The Hon John Barilaro MP

Part 2

Interview with The Hon John Barilaro MP, NSW Minister for Skills, about NSW community colleges, 19 October 2016. Interviewer: Ted Nabung, CEO of Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Community College (audio, 12.24 mins)

Case Studies of Successful Community Education Initiatives

Susan's Story: A comprehensive and resourced Disability Support strategy makes a difference at Tamworth Community College.

Too Cool for School: A strength-based approach to help youth at risk from Albury Wodonga Community College.

Whole College Approach: Tamworth Community College takes a proactive stance to helping students with support needs.

Incremental Steps: Murwillumbah Community College’s unique disability program.

FA Aged Care: Tomaree Community College’s aged care training at Limeburners Creek.

Aspiring to a Caring Career: Sydney Community College combats social exclusion.

Welcome to the Family: St George and Sutherland Community College offers a lifeline to recent migrants.

Unspoken TAE: The Deaf Society of NSW runs training and assessment courses in Auslan and LLN.

SW Support Group: Nepean Community College promotes healthy food choices.

Skilled & Styled: Kiama Community College connects with the local Indigenous community to build confidence, self-awareness and communication skills.

Let the Journey Begin: ACE Community Collges (Lismore) runs an award-winning Aboriginal learners drivers course.

Susan’s Story: Tamworth Community College takes a whole college approach to mental health.

2016 CCA Conference Reading List

CCA has developed an extensive “Conference pre-reading list” to accompany its 2016 Annual Conference.  Included are books, reports, blog posts, article, infographics, videos and audio podcasts.  You can access this “pre-reading/viewing/listening list” here.

Presentations from CCA's 2015 Conference

Following is a selection of presentations made at CCA's national conference, held in Canberra in October 2015:

“Changing Perceptions About Mental Illness”, by Frank Quinlan, CEO, Mental Health Australia

“Evolving the National Regulator: Four Years of Operations”, by Chris Robinson, Chief Commissioner & Chief Executive Officer

“Smart and Skilled”, by David Collins, NSW Department of Industry

“Rebuilding Confidence: Quality and Funding Reviews in Victoria”, by Lee Watts, Victorian Department of Education and Training

“VET-FEE HELP: The First Year”, by John Radvan, Compliance and Quality Assurance Officer –WEA Hunter & Coast

“Forming Strategic Alliances with Human Service Organisations”, by Dr Robbie Lloyd, SkillsLink Training

“Digital Ready”, by the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN)