In the article below, CCA's CEO, Dr Don Perlgut, outlines a proposal for ABC TV to recommence broadcasts of the adult literacy TV series The Reading Writing Roadshow and the English language teaching series, English - have a go. These broadcasts will assist Australia's estimated 4 million adults who have literacy difficulties, as many of...Read more
CCA member Macquarie Community College has celebrated Harmony Day. College CEO Theresa Collignon reports below (read her full report here):Read more
*****With the worries and concerns of the past weeks in our communities about the COVID-19 virus this year for Harmony Day, Macquarie Community College is taking the chance to deepen...
Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has joined the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) and other national peak not-for-profit organisations to welcome the extension of the Government's small business cash flow support to not-for-profit, community services and charities in the second stimulus package announced today. A larger rescue package is needed, with community...Read more
Access to TAFE facilities by NSW community colleges entered the news this week. The NSW Minister for Skills and Higher Education, Dr Geoff Lee stated support for NSW adult and community education providers (community colleges), as reported in the Sydney Morning Herald on 12 March when he said: "If a not-for-profit community...Read more
CCA has proposed that for the foreseeable future, it will encourage its members to use the traditional Indian “namaste” greeting (see photo) as a replacement for the traditional business handshake. “We anticipate that Australia will soon enter a time of ‘social distancing’ in which we are encouraged not to be too close to other people, especially...Read more