“What I have learnt throughout the course has set me up for a bright future in harness racing.” Nathan Rothwell A driving force to become a harness racer saw Nathan Rothwell and his family make the move from the Sunshine State to Drouin in 202, so he could study his Certificate IV in Racing (Harness […]
Nathan harnesses his future
Every year is worth celebrating at ECG College, but the opportunity to come together to mark the end of the school year felt extra special in 2021. The pandemic posed challenges for all of us, but as an alternative school that builds engagement through hands-on learning and social inclusivity, the impact of a second year […]
The CCG Community Café team cooked up a bright side to lockdown restrictions, turning their talents to creating an incredible 1374 meals for people in need in 2022, donated through local food relief centres. “Our café normally provides subsidised meals to help our learners access affordable, healthy food,” CEO Sue Geals said. “When we couldn’t […]
“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.”
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 […]
Following the Premier’s Roadmap to Reopening announcements, we wanted to explain what the staged return means for our ECG College students. Remote learning will continue for the last week of term 3 and the first week of term 4 Students will return to campus for week 2 of term 4, commencing Monday 12 October […]
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 […]