The Green College Commitment

AoC has published a new report, The Green College Commitment, setting out the critical role of colleges in achieving net zero and biodiversity ambitions.
Further Research

Research Further

AoC and NCFE have joined up to launch a landmark project, Research Further, bringing together practitioners, experts and sector leaders, and support college practitioners to carry out research and fill in evidence gaps.

AoC Annual Conference

The AoC Annual Conference and Exhibition is the must-attend further education event of the year, taking place on Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 November 2021. Book here.

Level 3 Qualifications Review

We are urging the Department for Education to reconsider its plan to defund level 3 qualifications vital for the UK's economic recovery. Find out more.

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  • Updated: 03 Dec 2021

    Chief Executive Letter 03/12/2021

    This weeks letter from David includes Covid-19 update, Funding announcements, The Skills Bill - committee stage in the Commons, New Shadow Education Secretary, UK Skills Sector Export Survey, AoC Annual Conference Digital Package still available, Teaching Recruitment support, Ofqual guide to awarding 2021/22, The Guardian FE Project - case studies needed, Youth Employment UK Youth Voice Forum seeking members, ESFA’s independent customer experience team feedback, National Skills Fund Adult Level 3 - urgent case studies required and upcoming events.
  • Updated: 02 Dec 2021

    Employment Briefing 02/12/2021

    In this week’s briefing we remind you about the new covid guidance, provide an Irwin Mitchell case update, note the proposed increase to benefit/pension rates from April next year, share the results of a recent Jisc survey, share an opportunity to be part of a (free) pilot scheme for creating a mental health impacts measurement tool and provide details about an HMRC/Acas webinar.
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