Monthly Archives: July 2017

Education and Training of Young People Features at CCA Melbourne Conference

The education and training challenges and opportunities of young people feature highly at Community Colleges Australia’s annual conference in Melbourne, 25 to 27 July. “CCA has constructed a comprehensive program stream for those interested in building better opportunities and pathways for Australia’s young people,” said Dr Don Perlgut, CEO of Community Colleges Australia. “The conference recognises...
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In Honour of NAIDOC Week 2017

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) recognises that this week (July 2 to 9) is “NAIDOC Week” (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee). CCA recognises the important role that Indigenous Australians play in Australian life, and honours their elders, past, present and emerging. We thank the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inhabitants of...
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VET Quality at Risk Through Short Courses Says ASQA

The quality of the VET system is being put at risk by a myriad of short courses of varying lengths being offered by training providers, according to the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), the national VET regulator. ASQA has found that more than a quarter of some 11,000 courses advertised on websites had durations below the...
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