Yearly Archives: 2016

CCA issues policy statement on VET FEE-HELP

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has issued a policy statement on VET FEE-HELP, the Australian Government loan scheme that assists eligible students enrolled in certain higher-level VET courses. The CCA statement notes that, “Our members serve their communities by putting their students first” and “are dedicated to the provision of relevant, affordable and accessible lifelong...
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CCA research project on work-based learning moves into final stages

CCA’s research project on work-based learning in community education providers has now moved into the final stage of data collection. Under the guidance of Project Manager Ruth Walker, this research project aims to develop a good understanding of the extent to which community providers are delivering training, including foundation skills, through work-based learning arrangements. The research...
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VET FEE HELP in the news: WEA Hunter caught on the ‘wrong side’ of reforms

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The following article appeared in The Australian on 16 March 2016 ( WEC Hunter College forced to abandon diplomas
  • MARCH 16, 2016 12:00AM
  A NSW community college has been caught on the wrong side of reforms to rein in the snowballing VET FEE-HELP loans scheme, after a one-sledgehammer-fits-all policy response unleashed a litany of...
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