A Central Coast Community College teacher has won the NSW VET Trainer of the Year Award, presented on 9 October. Erin Jacob (pictured), a dedicated and talented trainer/teacher at the College, has worked with disadvantaged cohorts and students with disabilities to pave the way for new training...
The New York Times Australian Bureau Chief, Damien Cave (pictured), will be the guest speaker at the Community Colleges Australia (CCA) Annual General Meeting (AGM), which will be held on Tuesday 30 November. Mr Cave, who opened the Sydney-based office of the Times in 2017, recently published his book, Read more
The latest Community Colleges Australia (CCA) report shows how NSW adult and community education (ACE) providers significantly over-perform on almost all tracked measures in reaching vulnerable and disadvantaged students. This achievement results from targeted government funding, which combines with the ability of NSW ACE providers to use those funds effectively and successfully,...Read more
The just released 2021 Australian Digital Inclusion Index shows that 1 in 4 Australians are digitally "excluded" and 11% of Australians are “highly excluded” from digital life. Those being left behind include mobile-only users, people over 75 years, people who did not complete secondary school, people who...Read more
(This article by CCA CEO Dr Don Perlgut examines what Australian training providers can do as they "return to training" as government restrictions ease.) Australian training providers being encouraged to return to training, with the official ending of lockdowns in New South Wales and the ACT. In NSW, this will be followed...Read more
The Victorian Minister for Training and Skills Gayle Tierney has announced the Advisory Board of the Victorian Skills Authority (VSA), representing experience that will ensure Victoria’s training sector continues to meet the needs of jobseekers and industry. The Advisory Board will be chaired by Lisa Line and set out a plan for...Read more