Monthly Archives: August 2020

Community Education Student Numbers Increased in 2019

Australian not-for-profit community education student numbers continue to increase, according the latest data released from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER). In the 2019 calendar year, community education providers enrolled 489,100 “total VET” students, 11.6% of the national total of 4.2 million, representing an increase of 1.6% (7,900) on the...
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CCA adopts new corporate logo

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has adopted a new corporate logo (pictured). The logo is based on an abstraction of the acronym, “CCA”. Graphically, the circular shape is derived from the contours of the character “C” and the arrow from the “A”. The colour gradation metaphorically represents the journey of growth and empowerment through learning for Australia’s...
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National Training Institutions Must Focus on the Needs of Indigenous Australians

In the following opinion article, CCA’s CEO, Dr Don Perlgut, argues that recent statements from many of Australia’s national vocational education and training (VET) bodies do not recognise the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


Australia’s national VET institutions need to pay proper attention to the needs of Indigenous Australians. The recent...
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