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CCA’s Innovation Contest – Entries now open

Community Colleges Australian (CCA) has announced the opening of entries for its first-ever Innovation Contest for the "best innovative community education project". The contest is taking place in conjunction with CCA's annual Conference, to be held in Sydney from 18 to 20 October 2016. Prize-giving will take place at the Conference Gala Dinner on...
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The Importance of Membership in a Peak VET Industry Association

Active membership in a peak vocational education and training (VET) industry association has been made a requirement by the NSW Government in order to participate in its Smart and Skilled program. Industry association membership is essential in order to “meet industry accountabilities for quality and responsiveness to student needs.” “As the peak national body representing community-owned...
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CCA provides submission to the Australian Government’s VET FEE-HELP Redesign

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has provided a detailed submission in response to the Australian Government’s Redesigning VET FEE-HELP: Discussion Paper. CCA has warmly welcomed the initiatives in the paper, strongly approving of the overall focus of the paper, as well as the large majority of recommendations and findings.  The points in the CCA submission largely relate...
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Community Colleges Australia calls for a new Ministerial Statement on Adult Community Education

Community Colleges Australia – the peak national body that represents community-owned, not-for-profit education and training providers – has called on all the Commonwealth and all state and territory governments to update and reissue the Ministerial Statement on Adult Community Education (ACE). The last “Ministerial Statement”  was issued in December 2008 by the Ministerial Council...
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CCA supports National Reconciliation Week

NRW_2016_external_email-sig_V1 Community Colleges Australia (CCA) strongly supports National Reconciliation Week, a time of year that celebrates and builds on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. National Reconciliation Week bookends two significant milestones in Australia’s reconciliation journey. May 27th marks the...
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