Yearly Archives: 2023

NSW ACE Providers Over-Perform in Reaching Vulnerable and Disadvantaged Learners

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...
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Australian community education providers achieve the best results in bringing students into employment

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...
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Byron Community College to establish demonstration Permaculture sustainability and resilience garden

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...
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