Business Council of Australia Chief Declares ‘The Best’ Education and Training to be a ‘Moral Imperative’

The self-styled “queen of capitalism”, Business Council of Australia (BCA) CEO Jennifer Westacott, says that providing the best education and training to Australians as a “moral imperative”. Speaking at the National Press Club on 11 October, Jennifer Westacott proposed a new tertiary education and training system “to prevent Australians falling through the cracks...
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NSW Community Education Providers Over-Perform in Delivering Training to Vulnerable and Disadvantaged People

Community education training providers delivering government-funded vocational education and training (VET) over-perform in delivering to vulnerable and disadvantaged groups, in comparison to other providers – TAFE and the private for-profit sector. This is the key message arising from the Community Colleges Australia (CCA) analysis of 2016 data published by the National...
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Australian Catholic Bishops’ Social Justice Statement Promotes an Inclusive and Sustainable Australia

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Australian Catholic Bishops’ Social Justice Statement for 2017–18, Everyone’s Business: Developing an Inclusive and Sustainable Economy, has been released. Each year the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference issues a major statement for the coming year, on Social Justice Sunday (the last Sunday in September). This year’s statement calls for “an...
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