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ASQA Acting Chief Commissioner message to VET sector

Ms Saxon Rice, the Acting Chief Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of ASQA (Australian Skills Quality Authority), recently released a communication to the VET sector. “As Acting Chief Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of ASQA, I want to ensure that we maintain a strong and productive relationship with the Australian VET sector. This relationship should be based on a foundation Continue Reading

In times of change learners inherit the earth – Brisbane conference update

“In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” This quote from the late moral and social philosopher Eric Hoffer personifies the approach that Community Colleges Australia (CCA) takes in putting together this year’s Brisbane conference program. CCA represents learning organisations – Australia’s not-for-profit adult Continue Reading

Listening to the “Other” – TAFE and for-profit peak organisations to speak at CCA Conference

CCA’s upcoming Brisbane conference in November will feature two unusual presentations, ensuring that not-for-profit community education participants have the opportunity to listen to the “other”. The national CEOs of the two largest peak VET organisations will both speak: Craig Robertson from TAFE Directors Australia (TDA) and Troy Williams from Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA, the former ACPET). “CCA works Continue Reading

CCA Conference features Australian Honours Awards winners

The Community Colleges Australia (CCA) Brisbane conference in November will feature three recent recipients of the Order of Australia. In the last 18 months, three CCA member CEOs have received the Medal in the Order of Australia (General Division) for their work in community education and other community service: Rodney Wangman OAM, Garry Traynor OAM and Patricia Carroll OAM. The Continue Reading

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