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.
The Friends of the CCG ‘Hands On Herbs’ program is a fresh take on a college-industry partnership and it’s already growing our horticulture student’s confidence and skills. In partnership with commercial grower Freshleaf, herbs are donated to the college, then grown and packaged by our students. The plants are then available for purchase, with all […]
Swing by our Warragul Campus on Saturday 7 May (10am – 2pm) for our special plant sale. Delicious ready-to-eat herbs AND potted plants to add life to your space. Every purchase supports our students to thrive.
Student profile: Miyuki Sasaki, Certificate III Education Support “I feel honoured to be a part of their lives.” Having worked previously as a therapist and counsellor, and volunteering on Japanese school exchanges, Miyuki Sasaki took a break from employment to raise a family. When she was ready to return to the workforce, she looked for […]
In 2019-20, half of all workers in Australia were women yet not quite one-third held key management positions. But Community College Gippsland is bucking the national trend and leading by example with five of its six senior positions currently occupied by women and half of its Board.
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.
“The only way to have a friend is to be one.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Message from Sue Geals, CEO Support in all aspects of life is necessary, whether on a personal, educational or professional level. Friends of CCG has been established for that very reason – to support our students in ways that matter, through […]
Do you have time to spare and a desire to give back to the community? With a range of roles that include help in the classroom, on the Board, grounds maintenance and organising special events, our volunteers are invaluable to the College. If you’re looking for an up during your downtime, volunteering is the way […]
This newsletter highlights just how connected and supportive our campus is. But we can always do more to provide for our students. Your financial assistance is a tangible way to recognise the hard work our students put in when they commit to studying. Donations help with all sorts of costs that many students are unable […]