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adult and community education providers

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CCA NSW Pre-Budget submission proposes ACE infrastructure maintenance program

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has proposed that the NSW Government implement a 2022/23 adult and community education (ACE) infrastructure maintenance program of $250,000 per ACE provider, a total of $8 million state-wide. CCA delivered this proposal to the NSW Treasury and NSW Minister for Skills as a Pre-Budget submission to help prepare ACE facilities and campuses with a COVID-19 economic Continue Reading

CCA CEO nominated for Pro Bono Australia 2022 Impact 25 Awards

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) is proud to announce that our CEO, Dr Don Perlgut (pictured), has been nominated for Pro Bono Australia’s 2022 Impact 25 Awards. These awards aim to recognise innovators, collaborators and change-makers from across the social sector who are making a positive impact in the community. These awards have been an important platform to promote awareness and Continue Reading

Community Education Student of the Year Finalists Announced

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has announced the eight finalists for its fifth annual “Community Education Student of the Year Awards”. The eight finalists are: Abbie Lee Russell, Atwea College; Kasey Lewis, Central Coast Community College; Tracey Hosking, Community College Northern Inland; Layla Bacayo, Riverina Community College; Patricia Gerhard, South Coast Colleges; Miranda Broekman, Tamworth Community College; Ethan Salo, TLK Community Continue Reading

CCA announces 2022 National ACE Summit

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has announced a National ACE Summit, which will take place online on Tuesday 5 April 2022. The Summit will reinforce and explore the value and importance of Australian adult and community education (ACE) providers in delivering essential training and skills that support national educational, social, employment and economic development goals. The Summit will enhance the capacity Continue Reading

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