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Danish College Leader to Speak at CCA Annual Conference

An internationally famous Danish college educator will headline CCA’s annual conference in Brisbane next week. Lene Augusta Jorgensen is vice-chancellor of University College of Northern Denmark. She has undertaken leadership roles in the educational sector for more than 20 years. She is dedicated to university-industry collaboration and has promoted this area through building up research and innovation capacity at her Continue Reading

CCA announces Community Education Student of the Year 2019 Awards Finalists

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has announced the third annual Community Education Student of the Year Awards, with the official ceremony at the CCA Conference Gala Dinner at the Stamford Plaza in Brisbane on the evening of Tuesday 19 November 2019. The Awards are part of CCA’s Annual Conference, which runs from 18 through 20 November. This year’s nominations are students Continue Reading

The long tail of Australian private for-profit VET scandal

CCA's CEO, Dr Don Perlgut, reports below on the latest impacts from the now-closed VET FEE-HELP loan scheme Some years ago, Wired magazine editor Chris Anderson published a ground-breaking book entitled The Long Tail: How Endless Choice is Creating Unlimited Demand. In it, Anderson deftly analysed the impact of the Internet and the digital world on traditional business models. But Continue Reading

Commonwealth VET Minister Steve Irons to speak at CCA conference

The Commonwealth Assistant Minister for Vocational Education, Training and Apprenticeships, The Hon Steve Irons MP, will be a special lunch-time guest at CCA’s Annual Conference in Brisbane on 19 November. Assistant Minister Irons (pictured on right, along with CCA's CEO Dr Don Perlgut) will join a diverse national line-up of speakers, presenters and workshop leaders in Brisbane on 18, 19 Continue Reading

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