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CCA Leadership and Governance Audio Podcast Series a Tremendous Resource for Challenging Times

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) governance and executive leadership audio podcast series is a tremendous resource for challenging times, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact not-for-profit adult and community education (ACE) organisations. “CCA prepared this tight eight-part audio series months after COVID-19 arrived in Australia, and takes into account the significant leadership and governance issues facing ACE leaders: how do Continue Reading

CSI research identifies best practice to remove education inequities in post-pandemic Australia

The Centre for Social Impact (CSI) has identified best practice and policy changes that are needed to remove education inequities in post-pandemic Australia. Australia’s current education system is inequitable and not all students enjoy the same access and benefits that come from schooling. This is a major conclusion from CSI research and just-published issues paper. CSI states: “The last two Continue Reading

CCA launches 2022 National Election Briefing

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has released its 2022 National Election Briefing for the May 2022 election. CCA will monitor all statements by major political parties and independents that have relevance to Australia’s not-for-profit (NFP) adult and community education (ACE) providers. Download the 2022 Election Briefing as a PDF. Australia’s Adult and Community Sector Consists of more than 400 not-for-profit adult Continue Reading

National ACE Summit Re-emphasises Importance of Learner Re-engagement and Foundation Skills

The Community Colleges Australia National ACE Summit re-emphasised the importance of adult and community education learner re-engagement and foundation skills. The online Summit – which took place on Tuesday 5 April – included 150 participants representing 120 organisations. CCA’s Chair, David Mackay (CEO of TLK Community College), said that CCA had “designed the Summit as an opportunity take stock of Continue Reading

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