Blog

4 December, 2019
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Macquarie Community College recently celebrated its 2019 Staff Recognition Event where we handed out Staff Excellence Awards and Anniversary Awards. See the list of all the winners.
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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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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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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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21 March, 2019
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Macquarie Community College is an educational institution but in many ways we are also very much a community where we “walk together and talk together” to deepen our intercultural understanding and personal bonds, regardless of our beliefs, backgrounds, colour, abilities or other “differences”. Today is a day where we celebrate the richness of working and living in our diverse multicultural communities of learners.
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8 March, 2019
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On International Women's Day, it's important to reflect on how participation in education and training empowers women, enabling them to create better futures for themselves, their families and their communities.The majority of our motivated learners at Macquarie Community College are women, many of whom are mature aged students balancing their busy lives of study, work, volunteering and family commitments. We are here to celebrate and support the learning journey of the thousands of women enrolled each year in our courses.
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28 February, 2019
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We recently held 2 events which encouraged the local community to get a taste for learning - an Open Day and a Seniors Week Festival event.
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22 January, 2019
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Come along to our Open Day and Seniors Week celebrations in February. You can enjoy free taster classes and demonstrations in a variety of courses.
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28 December, 2018
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Our Business Administration Students hosted a Christmas lunch for 120+ members of the local Mt Druitt community. They used their newly learnt skills to create invitations, posters, Powerpoint presentations as well as organise the event and publish a cookbook of recipes. The event was a huge success! Congratulations.
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