Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Importance of Membership in a Peak VET Industry Association

Active membership in a peak vocational education and training (VET) industry association has been made a requirement by the NSW Government in order to participate in its Smart and Skilled program. Industry association membership is essential in order to “meet industry accountabilities for quality and responsiveness to student needs.” “As the peak national body representing community-owned...
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CCA provides submission to the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP Redesign

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has provided a detailed submission in response to the Australian Government’s Redesigning VET FEE-HELP: Discussion Paper. CCA has warmly welcomed the initiatives in the paper, strongly approving of the overall focus of the paper, as well as the large majority of recommendations and findings.  The points in the CCA submission largely relate...
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Community Colleges Australia calls for a new Ministerial Statement on Adult Community Education

Community Colleges Australia – the peak national body that represents community-owned, not-for-profit education and training providers – has called on all the Commonwealth and all state and territory governments to update and reissue the Ministerial Statement on Adult Community Education (ACE). The last “Ministerial Statement”  was issued in December 2008 by the Ministerial Council...
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