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adult and community education providers

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CCA members offer “education for adults on a human scale”

CCA CEO Russ Hawkins was recently interviewed on “What Now? What Next? Insights into Australia’s tertiary education sector”, a podcast produced by Claire Field. You can listen to the podcast episode here. In the episode titled “CCA members offer ‘education for adults on a human scale’”, Russ Hawkins highlights the important role of CCA member colleges which are community-based. “We Continue Reading

Winners announced: 2023 Community Education Student of the Year Awards

Community Colleges Australia is pleased to announce the Winners for the 2023 Community Education Student of the Year Awards. These awards are sponsored each year by our key funder, the NSW Department of Education. This year for the first time, the ceremony was held at the home of our National Sponsor, Coverforce Insurance at their Barangaroo offices. Congratulations to the Continue Reading

Finalists announced for the 2023 Community Education Student of the Year Awards

Community Colleges Australia is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2023 Community Education Student of the Year Awards. This important award is sponsored each year by the NSW Government. This year for the first time, the ceremony will take place at 4pm on Friday December 1st 2023 at the home of our National Conference Platinum Sponsor, Coverforce Insurance at Continue Reading

Winners of the 2023 Community Education Trainer of the Year Awards

CCA is delighted to celebrate the 2023 Trainer of the Year Awards which were named at the CCA 2023 Conference Gala Dinner earlier this month. The awards were a celebration of the life’s work of 10 outstanding CCA member organisation trainers who have excelled and been nominated by each of their respective ACE providers. David Collins, Executive Director NSW DoE Continue Reading

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