Adult Learning Australia (ALA) has posted a number of short, thought-provoking opinion pieces that tackle contemporary issues in adult learning, lifelong learning and community education. The authors offer diverse points of view from differing social, economic, political and cultural perspectives. A message from The Hon Tanya Plibersek, Deputy Leader of the Opposition and...Read more
Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has welcomed the NSW Government’s commitment to provide funding assistance for the maintenance of NSW adult and community education (ACE) providers. CCA had requested the NSW Government in May 2018 to provide funding to support maintenance costs of community education providers. Following representations on behalf of CCA members made...Read more
CCA has released its 2018 Year in Review, which covers CCA’s activities during the 12 month period January through December 2018, including policy development, CCA and other community education sector events, other events and presentations, highlights of the year, strategic partnerships, representation, member visits, communications and the challenges ahead. Read the Year in Review 2018 below,...Read more
This year, Community Colleges Australia (CCA) is pleased to present its first “Summer Reading List”, with selected recommendations for members and friends. Dr Don Perlgut, CEO of CCA, provides the following summer reading guide.Read more
“Summer reading is a sacred pastime. For many of us, it’s about the only time we now have to read...
Community Colleges Australia (CCA) joined together with Neighbourhood Houses Victoria, ACE Victoria and Adult Learning Australia to support an Adult and Community Education (ACE) sector statement submitted to the Hon Gayle Tierney, MLC, the Victorian Minister for Training and Skills. The Statement notes that: “The Victorian State Government has made significant progress in addressing...Read more
Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has welcomed the Government’s announcement of an independent review of Australia's vocational education and training (VET) system. The Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, has appointed the Hon Steven Joyce (pictured), former New Zealand Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment and former Minister of Finance, to lead...Read more