A new AoC Conference, The Delivery of Vocational Education in the 21st Century – Options for 14+, is being held on 15 May in London. This conference will explore the range of different delivery structures offering a vocational-led curriculum, including: direct recruitment, Career Colleges, UTCs, Studio Schools and Free Schools, showcasing examples of each from colleges involved. Find out why and how they got involved, what they feel they have gained and how you can benefit from their experience.
The second Principals' Policy Forum of 2014 will provide an update on current policy issues, where the political parties are and, most importantly, seek the views of principals about what policy ideas we should be suggesting to the next Government.
Do you have the tools to stay up-to-date and at the forefront of good practice in equality? This year's conference, is the essential event to inform your work in progressing equality and diversity in the college workplace and learning environment.
Date: 16 April 2014
From September, colleges will receive funding to provide free meals for disadvantaged 16 to 18-year-old students.
Date: 14 April 2014
Cuts to 16-19 funding have 'dire consequences' , say education organisations
Date: 10 April 2014
AoC's director of policy, Joy Mercer, wants to see the legal duties on schools and colleges more clearly defined