Blog

25 November, 2019
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A recent independent survey on student outcomes conducted by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) has found that MCC has seen further improvements in our already strong results of the previous year – with results that are generally better than the national average of all VET providers. MCC also has strong employment outcomes. Our results show that we are actively and effectively helping our students, many of whom face barriers and disadvantage, progress along a training pathway to employment.
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25 October, 2019
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We are committed to decreasing the digital divide in our communities where there are deep gaps in access, affordability and skills in using computers, phones and tablets. A new research report (The Australian Digital Inclusion Index) provides a comprehensive picture of Australia’s online participation to date. Things are improving, however, there is still lots to do.
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1 October, 2019
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The latest Community Colleges Australia Report shows that Community Colleges over-perform on almost all tracked measures in reaching vulnerable and disadvantaged students.
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25 September, 2019
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They say you can learn something new every day…and you should! This month, we celebrated Adult Learner’s Week at Macquarie Community College. As the CEO of the College I find that  Adult Learner’s Week is a great occasion every Spring to celebrate the Philosophy of the College: “We believe that participation in quality life-long learning is transformational”.
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12 September, 2019
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The Term 4 Catalogue is out now. There's over 20 new courses to try, including lots of Christmas themed courses.
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28 August, 2019
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In September and October, we have 2 free events for you to experience our classes in Leisure and Self Improvement, Business, Aged Care, Child Care and Computing. Come along - you may pick up a new hobby or sport, decide to upskill or realise it's time to change your career!
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11 July, 2019
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Jennifer immigrated to Australia a few years ago and struggled to find a job as an Accountant due to her low level of English. After a friend recommended she study English language at Macquarie Community College, her English communication skills drastically improved, along with her confidence, and helped her find her dream role in the industry! Read more about Jennifer's story.
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20 June, 2019
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The Term 3 Catalogue for Macquarie Community College is out now! There's over 20 new courses to try this term, plus all your favourites are back. Check out what's on offer in Term 3 today!
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5 May, 2019
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Celebrate the mother figure in your life this Mother's Day! Send her on a short course to discover a new hobby or interest, get hands-on with arts and craft, learn a new skill or get fit and fabulous!
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8 April, 2019
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A goal to complete the Camino de Santiago trail in Spain over 7 years ago was what started Bushwalking students, Elizabeth and Bruce, on their bushwalking journey. Now they celebrate their 100th Bushwalk with Macquarie Community College and share their story with us.
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