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Commonwealth Skills Minister challenges the VET sector

The Commonwealth Skills Minister has challenged the VET sector with a series hard questions, reports TAFE Directors Australia. The Minister for Employment, Workforce, Skills, Small and Family Business, Stuart Robert (pictured), “has delivered a blunt assessment of key elements of the VET sector, including apprenticeships and qualifications development” in his speech at the virtual...
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Vaccination and COVID-19 Impact: A CCA Special Report

Given the importance that vaccination now plays in Australia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact on Australian adult and community education (ACE) providers, CCA has collated a selection of recent news and analysis on vaccination and COVID-19 impacts relevant for adult and community education providers, and the VET sector more broadly. Please Read more

Community Colleges Australia Appears before House of Representatives Committee on Employment Education Training Inquiry into Adult Literacy and Its Importance

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) representatives have appeared before the Australian Parliament’s House of Representatives Committee on Employment Education Training Inquiry into “Adult Literacy and Its Importance”. Three representatives gave testimony on Thursday 19 August: Theresa Collignon, CCA Deputy Chair & CEO of Macquarie Community College; Kerry Johnson, CCA Board Director &...
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People at high risk must not be left to come last in vaccination race – ACOSS

Ahead of the National Cabinet meeting, Australia’s community sector is calling for urgent action from the federal, state and territory governments to ensure high-risk groups are not left behind in the vaccination rollout. The community sector is recommending specific vaccination targets for high-risk groups and that population and location specific data be released at least weekly. The...
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