Adult Education Living Campus Education Precinct Work is in progress for the upgrade of the education precinct with 26 hectares of commercial, mixed use and residential land to the west of the North Sydney centre. It supports close to one third of our total student population including the Australian Catholic University ACU. We have also provided the detailed results by course and college in a separate report to the NSW Board of Adult and Community Education (Applied Economics, ). Some of the main findings are as follows. A high proportion of students had participated in previous courses or planned to participate in more courses.
Adult and Community Education providers are not-for-profit, community-based groups which are able to demonstrate that they have adult education and training as a key focus. They are located in communities across the state and provide low or no cost training in the development of foundation skills. The NSW Government’s Adult and Community Education (ACE) Program provides additional support to disadvantaged students who have barriers to studying a full qualification. The ACE Program aims to promote access and increase vocational education and training outcomes for those who experience significant barriers to training and employment.
Workers Education Association (NSW) Adult and Further Education programs in many TAFEs community organisations who offer learning opportunities to adults. ACE is funded via local, state and territory governments and by the Commonwealth Government via the Department of Education and Training. Choose from hundreds of short courses in Sydney at the Centre for Continuing Education, all open to the general public. Our training courses have been meeting the learning and education needs of the Sydney community since and are backed by the expertise of the University of Sydney and carefully selected educators who are industry experts in their field.