Yearly Archives: 2023

Foundation Skills Policy on the Move

In the following article, CCA CEO, Dr Don Perlgut analyses the new energy in Australian foundation skills policy and recommends ways to improve it.


Three years ago, at the beginning of the COVID-19 wave in Australia, many commentators quoted a famous saying from Vladimir Lenin: “There are decades where nothing...
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Minister O’Connor Emphasises Importance of Australian Adult and Community Education

Commonwealth Minister for Skills and Training, the Hon. Brendan O’Connor (pictured), has emphasised the importance of adult and community education (ACE) providers in Australian training and skills. In his address to the “Policy Forum: Transforming Education and Training Systems in Australia” on 15 February, Minister O’Connor said: “Employment outcomes are important and...
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Community Education Student of the Year Awards Finalists Announced

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...
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