North Coast Community College and North Coast Community Housing (NCCH) have developed a partnership agreement to offer NCCH tenants access to education and training opportunities on the north coast of New South Wales. “Our mutual goal is to improve quality of life for local people through education and...Read more
Community Colleges Australia (CCA) strongly supports National Reconciliation Week, a time of year that celebrates and builds on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. National Reconciliation Week bookends two significant milestones in Australia’s reconciliation journey. May 27th marks the...Read more
Two national vocational education and training (VET) leaders spoke at the most recent meeting of Victorian CEOs of Community Colleges Australia.
Professor Peter Noonan, Professor of Tertiary Education Policy, Mitchell Institute, Victoria University, spoke about his recent report, entitled VET Funding in Australia: background, trends and future directions. Professor Noonan has played...Read more
Dr Don Perlgut, CEO of Community Colleges Australia, has recently published an article entitled “Re-inserting ‘community’ into Australian Vocational Education and Training”, on Open Forum, and is now featured as their 'blog of the week'. In this article, he discusses how vocational education and training (VET) has now entered the political debate in the upcoming July...Read more
Riverina Community College achieves finalist status in “Rural Hero” Grant Riverina Community College has been chosen as one of four finalists for the Aussie Farmers Foundation “Rural Hero” Grant. To learn more about it please go to the link below and check out our video (#2 – “GET SET – Enhancing Wellbeing Among Rural Women”). The Riverina CC...Read more
CEO Dr Don Perlgut represented CCA at the AGM of the Community Council for Australia (the “other CCA”, chaired by Rev Tim Costello AO) at Parliament House in Canberra on 4 May. While there, Dr Perlgut met with Andrew Leigh, Shadow Assistant Treasurer and Susan Pascoe AM, Commissioner, Australian...Read more