CCA announced the finalists for its annual Community Education Student of the Year Awards. The ten 2022 finalists are: Gary Allen, Byron Community College Bradley Robinson, Central Coast Community College Ivy Nieng Tieh, Community College Northern Inland Gloria (Yebing) Tang, Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Community College Maya Wills, Kiama & Shoalhaven Community College Paramjit (Pam) Kaur Sunner, Macquarie Community...Read more
A new report from Community Colleges Australia (CCA) shows how NSW adult and community education (ACE) providers consistently over-perform compared to other types of training providers, disproportionately catering for students from the state’s most disadvantaged groups and regions. On almost all tracked measures of vulnerability and disadvantage, not-for-profit NSW ACE providers reach these learners far...Read more
CCA has released a summary of its achievements during 2022, when it reinforced its position and role as Australia’s leading advocate for the not-for-profit adult and community education (ACE) sector. (Download this report in PDF.)Read more
- A ground-breaking in-person conference in September – the first in three years – engaged many...
Australian adult and community education (ACE) providers have achieved the best results in bringing students from unemployment into employment, according to 2022 student outcomes data released by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER). ACE providers have shown the greatest increase of adult students employed after training, compared to other vocational...Read more
Byron Community College will establish a demonstration garden for sustainability and resilience near its headquarters in Mullumbimby. (Pictured at the garden site are Chantal Abouchar, College CEO, and Lauren O’Reilly, Permaculture Trainer.) The project will demonstrate idea and principles of how to create a sustainable and resilient garden in a small space. The mission will be...Read more