A brand new schooling option will be available for local secondary students in 2023, with the introduction of the Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC) at ECG Secondary College. The new curriculum is specifically designed for secondary school students aged 15 and over who are not ready or able to complete the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE). […]
Local education and training organisation Community College Gippsland (CCG) has announced the appointment of Dale Gemmell to the role of CEO. CCG Board Chair, Mrs Marianne Shearer, said the move heralded an exciting new chapter for the organisation, which has well over 40 years of history in the region. “We are thrilled to welcome Dale […]
For volunteers at Community College Gippsland (CCG), helping out might just mean reconnecting with a great passion. The education and training organization has recently opened up its long-standing volunteer program to include opportunities to contribute in new ways. From cooking in the café to helping in the garden, mentoring or demonstrating a trade skill, volunteers are encouraged to contribute to transforming students lives simply by doing more of what they love.
We have made the difficult decision to close our Gippsland Harness Training Centre (GHTC) and will not be providing equine training in the foreseeable future. We would like to reassure our CCG community that we are supporting our wonderful students through this transition, as well as reaching out to the owners of our training horses, to ensure they have loving homes to go to.
With a long summer stretching ahead and the world opening back up, local students have readied themselves to chase their first job. ECG College Pakenham students participated in an innovative Hospitality Job Camp program, designed to build employment skills quickly.
Being awarded the Trainee / Apprentice of the Year for her problem-solving capacity, adaptability and emerging leadership skills, Certificate II Horticulture student, Grace Mattingley is the embodiment of the award, demonstrating a learning curve that was as rapid as it was fruitful.
Two free courses are launching in Warragul next month for adults who are interested in studying but feel like they need some help. The courses, Return to Study and Intro to Community Services are aimed at people who have never undertaken post-secondary study or have not studied for a long time. Both courses are being delivered by local training […]
A unique opportunity is now open for people who want to learn how to be an effective Board Member while contributing to the board of a successful not-for-profit organisation. Community College Gippsland (CCG), a local education and training provider, is opening the Cadet Director Observer Program for the third year running. The innovative program enables […]
Volunteers have returned to the halls of Community College Gippsland, following a one-year break due to COVID restrictions. The delighted smiles said it all. “I’m really pleased to be back,” former librarian and current volunteer Shirley Haynes said. “Being a volunteer at CCG is so very rewarding. You build real relationships with the students you […]
Local students have learned how small acts can create big results with a focus on fundraising this month. The Education Centre Gippsland (ECG) College senior students worked together on a range of initiatives to raise money and awareness for the McGrath Foundation. According to Sue Geals, Executive Principal of ECG College, charity work is an […]
Wearing masks or face coverings in public will be compulsory from 11.59 pm Wednesday 22 June for all those living, working or attending classes in the Melbourne metropolitan area and Mitchell Shire. This requirement also applies to people who are travelling into this area, and those who live in Melbourne or Mitchell Shire and are […]
A $7,000 grant from the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment’s ‘Local Schools Community Fund’ has seen 6 new Smart TVs installed at the Warragul Campus of Education Centre Gippsland (ECG) College. The new technology is a significant upgrade, replacing older screens with limited functionality in each of the Campus classrooms. Smart classroom technology […]