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CCA Welcomes Four New Board Directors

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has welcomed four new Directors to its Board. New Directors elected at the recent Annual General Meeting include Jennifer Aldred, Senior Manager, Finance and Funded Programmes at Sydney Community College; Valerieanne Byrnes, CEO of Port Macquarie Community College; Ron Maxwell, CEO of VERTO (and previously CEO of Western College, Dubbo);...
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Community VET Providers Excel at Bringing Graduates into Employment

Australian community vocational education and training (VET) providers excel at bringing their graduates into employment. That’s the key message arising from the report Government-funded Student Outcomes 2017, released by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER). Australian community education providers have the highest increase of graduate employment, compared to graduates of TAFE and...
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Holistic Assessment workshop at The Parramatta College

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]CCA, generously hosted by The Parramatta College at their Western Sydney Skills Hub, held a well-attended professional development session for trainers and assessors on Thursday 9 November. Participants brought a diversity of experience and ranged from novice assessors through to coordinators and trainers with vast experience.  The facilitator, Sue Flindell from Positive Learning Solutions, brought it...
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Collision Point – Youth Unemployment Amid a Changing World of Work (Part One)

Riverina Community College is seeking to build its research profile in order to tap into social equity funding for a variety of projects: creating strategies for dealing with youth unemployment is probably top of their project list. In the first of two research articles that will shortly be released on their new website (due to go...
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