The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) has released details of government-funded students and courses in calendar year 2018: approximately 1.1 million students enrolled in the government-funded VET system last year. Australian government-funded VET student numbers peaked in 2000, with 1,721,425 students, and were 1,113,369 last year...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
The Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison, has confirmed his commitment to vocational education and training. In a speech to the Western Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry on 24 June 2019, the Prime Minister said: “Our vocational education system needs an upgrade to ensure it remains world-class, modern and flexible. That’s...Read more
The Community Colleges Australia (CCA) corporate governance educational audio podcasts have become very popular, with total downloads now exceeding 1100. CCA has produced and released 14 corporate governance podcasts to date: a second series of 6 released in May 2019 joined the original series of 8, released in...Read more
The new NSW Labor Opposition Leader Jodi McKay has announced her shadow cabinet, which includes a number of changes relevant to adult and community education providers:Read more
- Lakemba MP Jihad Dib (pictured), a former Sydney secondary school principal who had previously held the education role, picks up responsibility...