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Council of Australian Governments releases a national vision for VET

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) – the peak intergovernmental forum in Australia – has released a Vision for vocational education and training (VET). The release took place on 9 August 2019 following COAG’s Cairns meeting of the Prime Minister and premiers of all states and territories. The agreed summary COAG VET vision is: “A strong Vocational Education and Training Continue Reading

ASQA makes the news repeatedly

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), Australia’s national VET regulator, has been in the news a great deal in recent weeks. CCA reviews the coverage below, which includes: An unprecedented attack in Federal Parliament by Queensland backbencher Andrew Laming; ASQA’s strategic review into international education, which was highly critical of some private for profit colleges, whose “business model” did not Continue Reading

Melbourne summit unites Victorian adult and community education sector

The Victorian Government has hosted a state adult and community education (ACE) sector summit, as the Andrews Government works on building a Ministerial Statement to support the state’s not-for-profit education and training sector. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education, Gayle Tierney (pictured), opened the ACE Summit on 7 August, bringing together this diverse sector that plays a unique Continue Reading

Tamworth Community College CEO at Canadian College Senior Leadership Institute

Michelle Simpson, CEO of Tamworth Community College, attended and presented at the prestigious Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) Leadership Institute for Presidents and Directors General, held in July on the provincial island of Nova Scotia. Michelle Simpson reports: “I was honoured to attend the conference at beautiful Fox Harb’r Resort in Wallace, Nova Scotia. “With only 22 delegates, we enjoyed Continue Reading

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