News

ASQA makes the news repeatedly

The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), Australia’s national VET regulator, has been in the news a great deal in recent weeks. CCA reviews the coverage below, which includes:
  • An unprecedented attack in Federal Parliament by Queensland backbencher Andrew Laming;
  • ASQA’s strategic review into international education, which was highly critical of some private for profit colleges,...
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Melbourne summit unites Victorian adult and community education sector

The Victorian Government has hosted a state adult and community education (ACE) sector summit, as the Andrews Government works on building a Ministerial Statement to support the state’s not-for-profit education and training sector. Minister for Training and Skills and Higher Education, Gayle Tierney (pictured), opened the ACE Summit on 7 August, bringing together this diverse sector...
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Mitchell Institute policy paper supports the local community role of post-secondary institutions

A major policy paper published by the Mitchell Institute at Victoria University supports the local community role of Australian post-secondary institutions. The report, entitled Rethinking and Revitalising Tertiary Education, includes a major policy recommendation to promote “local solutions by encouraging providers who collaborate with industry to provide locally relevant pathways that equip...
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