[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]CCA CEO, Dr Don Perlgut, spoke at a Federal VET Policy Forum in Melbourne on 16 July 2018, held at the VET Development Centre, and organised by Audit Express (see speech below). Other speakers were the Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, the Hon Karen Andrews MP; Shadow Minister for Skills,...Read more
The Australian Government announced a review of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), which is expected to be completed in 2019.Read more
The review will be undertaken in two stages. In the first stage, the department engaged PhillipsKPA to undertake contextual research related to international qualifications frameworks and domestic use...
Here’s more evidence that the marketisation of Australian vocational education and training (VET) is not working. Professor Leesa Wheelahan (University of Toronto) has published a short paper that concludes, “Successive government changes to marketise vocational education over the last 10 years have resulted in a collapse of publicly funded vocational education, the decimation of TAFE,...Read more
Adult Learners Week is a UNESCO initiative coordinated in Australia by Adult Learning Australia, and funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training. In 2018, Adult Learners’ Week runs from 1–8 September, the beginning of spring, and incorporates International Literacy Day, celebrated annually on September 8. Community Colleges Australia (CCA) is pleased...Read more
The review of the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 – also known as the Braithwaite Review after it’s reviewer, Professor Valerie Braithwaite – has been released. The final report, entitled All eyes on quality: Review of the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 report and the