MCIE Blog

Rather Build Sand Castles than Reading Reports?

Article by Alison Donnellan Remember those days? You know, the ones you spent finger painting, pulling other kids hair and generally just have a ball? Ok, so you might vaguely remember, but it looks like a whole lot of fun, right? Well if you’d rather spend your career making the days of little ones as […]

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Oct
07

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Karl Seaward

  We chat with MCIE student, Karl Seaward   What are your career goals? Successful Restaurateur Who is your inspiration in life? My career inspirations are Heston Blumenthal and Jamie Oliver What are you studying at MCIE? Certificate III in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery) What have been challenges for you that you have overcome? Getting to […]

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Sep
03

Finalist in the Smart 50 Awards!

MCIE are proud to announce we are a finalist in the Smart 50 Awards! We were invited to an awards night this Thursday night where small to medium sized businesses will be recognised from all over Australia! With awards such as the Top Digital Innovator award, Leading Sustainable Business award and the Community Award, companies […]

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Jul
16

An excerpt from Multimedia in Adult Education for Inclusivity with Special Focus on Hospitality Studies in VET Sector

The CEO of MCIE Gary Coonar, in his address last term had advocated for readying students to compete in a difficult environment by teaching the four C’s—critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration, and creativity & innovation. There is abundance of technology available at MCIE. We have realised that most students are well versed with […]

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Jul
08

Finalist to Represent MCIE 2013 Victorian Training Awards

MCIE is proud to announce that one of their Hospitality students, Murray Harris, has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 Victorian Training Awards ‘Vocational Student of the Year’. Murray will proudly represent MCIE at the 59th Victorian Training Awards this September. The Training Awards recognise outstanding contribution and achievement in vocational education. Winners […]

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Skill Shortage in Australia Opens Doors

[divider scroll_text=””] According to recent studies, there is an ever growing demand for skilled employees & managers in the Childcare & Hospitality industry. [divider scroll_text=””]   These industries have seen a surge in demand, in particular, childcare; A new report into children in childcare across Australia for the 2012 September quarter shows that for the […]

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Funding Available for Child Care Workers

The Minister for Early Childhood, Peter Garrett and the Minister for Employment Participation and Childcare, Kate Ellis, announce more than $32.4 million to further the early childhood reform agenda.

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A Great Day Out for MCIE’s Yoralla Students

A great day out was had by all when Melbourne City Institute of Education’s Yooralla students, from East Gippsland, visited Melbourne for a day recently.  The group of eight students from Yooralla are currently undertaking Certificate II in Hospitality, which is being delivered by MCIE at Coal Creek in Kurumburra, East Gippsland.  MCIE Trainer Bernie […]

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