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CCA research project on work-based learning moves into final stages

CCA’s research project on work-based learning in community education providers has now moved into the final stage of data collection. Under the guidance of Project Manager Ruth Walker, this research project aims to develop a good understanding of the extent to which community providers are delivering training, including foundation skills, through work-based learning arrangements. The research...
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VET FEE HELP in the news: WEA Hunter caught on the ‘wrong side’ of reforms

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The following article appeared in The Australian on 16 March 2016 (www.theaustralian.com.au/...hunter.../cbcac7cf31d7962df7cadad4de594707) WEC Hunter College forced to abandon diplomas
  • THE AUSTRALIAN
  • MARCH 16, 2016 12:00AM
  A NSW community college has been caught on the wrong side of reforms to rein in the snowballing VET FEE-HELP loans scheme, after a one-sledgehammer-fits-all policy response unleashed a litany of...
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VET FEE HELP changes

Important reforms will be made to the Government’s VET FEE-HELP student loan program to prevent unscrupulous marketers targeting vulnerable Australians and exploiting taxpayers to the tune of billions of dollars. Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham today announced a rolling campaign of legislative and other changes to deal with rogue training providers and...
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