FUNDING cuts triggered by a 2012 blowout in Victoria’s open training market forced the closure of the state’s only sign language diploma — a situation not resolved until months later, when the state government offered a $5.2 million funding lifeline for Auslan training. Full article...Read more
The CCA CEO has been quoted in The Australian newspaper on 22 October 2014, about the the New South Wales Government’s introduction of the new vocational education and training (VET) scheme, known as “Smart and Skilled”. The paper quoted CCA CEO Kate Davidson, as saying that some CCA members: “had been offered as little as one percent...Read more
Congratulations to Wyndham Community & Education Centre for winning the category of EXCELLENCE IN CREATING LOCAL SOLUTIONS in the 2014 Learn Local Awards. The award was announced by the Hon. Nick Wakeling MP at the 2014 Victorian Learn Local Awards on Thursday 28 August at the St Kilda Town Hall. CEO, Jennie Barrera said that the award was...Read more
Apprenticeships: The new tender is seeking an outcome driven model not dissimilar in style to the Job Network model. The new contracts will recognise difference in metropolitan, regional and remote areas. The new tender is expected to seek new consortia with new sub-contracting concepts. The government has introduced a new IT system to support administration; they...Read more
At a forum in Canberra this morning, The Hon Ian Macfarlane, Minister for Industry, announced the release of the draft National VET Standards. CCA has been an active participant on the stakeholder reference group for these reforms since the beginning of 2014. Key to the draft reforms are:Read more
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A new and exciting strategic alliance has been announced by Forster Tuncurry Community College and WEA Hunter. From the 1st July, 2014, Forster Tuncurry Community College will be known as WEA Coast. Through this alliance, the future of education and training in the Forster Tuncurry area looks strong, with more opportunities for accredited, funded courses and different...Read more