Community Colleges Australia (CCA) acknowledges the current bushfire crisis that has engulfed large parts of southeastern Australia. The fires follow a long drought that has affected much of the country and has impacted many regions for some time: November 2019 had the country's lowest rainfall on record. CCA thanks emergency services personnel for their efforts and extends its wishes for a speedy end to the crisis and for a strong recovery by those affected.

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not-for-profit education and training providers

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Community education students top national figures in move to employment

Australian vocational education and training (VET) graduates who study with not-for-profit community education providers continue to top the national figures in their move from unemployment to employment. The latest figures, released by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) in the VET Student Outcomes 2019 report (December 2019), show that the increase in employment of community education VET graduates Continue Reading

CCA Achievements in 2019

CCA had an extremely busy year in 2019: view the 2019 CCA achievements infographic in PDF here or below. Aside from our successful national conference – with a record participation by seven Australian political leaders from local, state and Federal governments, and more than 150 participants, speaker and sponsors; and the third annual Community Education Student of the Year Award Continue Reading

VET funding at lowest level in more than a decade – Mitchell Institute report

Funding for vocational education and training (VET) is at its lowest level in more than a decade and Australia risks failing to properly provide the high-quality training for the 45% of new jobs needing VET qualifications that will be created in the next five years. That’s the message from the Australian Investment in Education: Vocational Education and Training report (PDF) Continue Reading

Seasons greetings from CCA – representing community education providers with a history going back more than 100 years

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) wishes all of its members, friends and supporters seasons greetings and best wishes for the new year 2020. “It is a valuable time to remember the important role that Australian community education providers have played in adult education. Some of our members have served their communities since 1913, the year Australian Workers Education Associations (WEAs) were Continue Reading

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