The Board of Community College Gippsland (CCG) has announced that recruitment is now underway for a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Board Chair, Marianne Shearer, said that with long-standing CEO Sue Geals moving on to another organisation, a career defining opportunity had emerged for the right kind of leader.
Community College Gippsland (CCG) has launched an appeal to support the development of outdoor sensory spaces for students with mental health conditions. The initiative aims to provide a safe space for students of CCG’s alternative secondary school, ECG College, to retreat when they are feeling overwhelmed, overstimulated or anxious.
The Board of Community College Gippsland (CCG) has announced today that long standing Chief Executive Officer Sue Geals will vacate the role in mid-July 2022. Chair of the CCG Board, Ms Marianne Shearer, expressed the Board’s sincere thanks to Sue for her exceptional hard work and dedication in leading the organisation through a period of major policy and fiscal change.
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.
“They are free short courses designed to set future students up to succeed,” explains Julie Thomas, Director of Education and Training at CCG. “We know that studying as an adult can be really intimidating, especially if you have been out of school for a while. We want these courses to be a stepping-stone for people.
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 two new people to join a 12-month director development series, which provides an introduction to key aspects of the organisation’s board through deep-dive sessions, participation in monthly meetings and invitations to join specialist sub-committees.
Community College Gippsland CEO, Sue Geals, said that volunteering was a great opportunity for people to contribute in a way that feels meaningful to them. “We love our volunteers – we are so grateful for what they bring to our organization. But it’s just as important to know that the experience we are providing is bringing them joy, purpose and social connection too,” Ms Geals said. “We love to empower our volunteers to contribute to things that they really enjoy.”