Monthly Archives: July 2019

Mitchell Institute policy paper supports the local community role of post-secondary institutions

A major policy paper published by the Mitchell Institute at Victoria University supports the local community role of Australian post-secondary institutions. The report, entitled Rethinking and Revitalising Tertiary Education, includes a major policy recommendation to promote “local solutions by encouraging providers who collaborate with industry to provide locally relevant pathways that equip...
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NCVER Conference highlights future directions in VET

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) annual conference has highlighted future directions in Australian vocational education and training (VET). This year’s conference – held in Adelaide in early July – included a number of sessions showcasing the achievements and position of Australian adult and community education providers.  Minister Michaelia Cash...
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CCA acknowledges NAIDOC Week

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has acknowledged and celebrated NAIDOC Week, which ran this year from 7 to 14 July (pictured: this year’s NAIDOC Week logo). NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not...
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