The Hon. John Barilaro MP, NSW Minister for Skills (now Deputy Premier, Minister for Regional Development, Minister for Skills and Minister for Small Business) gave the Opening Address at the CCA Annual Conference on 19 October 2016. CCA has now uploaded the audio and the transcript of the Minister’s speech. The following...Read more
CCA has released audio, video and transcripts from its national conference held in Sydney in October. The following video files are now available:Read more
- Conference Dinner and Innovation Award Prize-Giving to ACE Community Colleges, Lismore for its program “Licensed and on the Road”, which offers free driving lessons to Aboriginal people in New South...
CCA’s successful October conference was covered by mainstream and social media stories: The Hon John Barilaro MP on Twitter (John Barilaro is Leader of the NSW Nationals, Deputy Premier of NSW, Minister for Regional Development, Minister for Skills, Minister for Small Business, Member for the Monaro): “Great to talk about the fantastic work community colleges...Read more
Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors. Danielle Bensley, CEO of The Parramatta College, and Theresa Collignon, CEO of Macquarie Community College, were both elected to the CCA Board at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in late October. At the AGM, CCA Chair (and CEO of WEA Illawarra)...Read more
Monica Laurence, founder of Turtle Talks and former Head of Strategic Development for Lucasfilm in California, gave last month’s CCA conference closing address. In her talk, following the conference’s movie theme, she drew from the wisdom of Yoda (“Star Wars”), and has posted the following summary on her Facebook page: Last month I gave...Read more
CCA recently hosted South Korea researchers visiting Australia, who are studying lifelong and adult education. Dr Hye-Sook Lee from The Seoul Institute and Yong-Moon Jung (Faculty of Education & Social Work, University of Sydney) met with Evelyn Goodwin, CCA’s Manager of VET Policy and Programs, on 29 October 2016. During the meeting, Evelyn provided an overview...Read more