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AoC members make up almost 95% of the college sector - transforming millions of lives each year.

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MiDES benchmarking

AoC members have full access to the MiDES sector benchmarking service, free of charge.

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Research Further

Research Further

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

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Green College committents

The Green College Commitment sets our the critical role of colleges in achieving net zero.

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Upcoming events

AoC Learning Week 2022

Following the success of AoC Learning Week 2021, which saw over 3,600 college staff participate, we will be running another packed week full of practical CPD sessions for FE staff...

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 04 July 2022

Time: 09:30 - 16:00

Fee: £250 +VAT per member college

AoC South West Principal Virtual Network Thursday 7 July 2022

this network meeting is exclusive to AoC members only.

Venue: Online

Date: 07 July 2022

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

'Shining a light on the Beacon Awards' Webinar

Tuesday 12 July, 09:30 – 10:30 How to write a successful Beacon Award application and why all colleges should apply A live and interactive webinar to hear directly from the...

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 12 July 2022

Time: 09:30 - 10:30

Fee: Free

AoC Governance Finance Masterclass Series – Summer 2022

AoC has designed a series of five governance finance masterclasses to give college governors a solid understanding of the complex nature of college finances, support on the questions they should...

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 14 July 2022

Time: 16:30 - 18:00

Fee: Starting from £45 + VAT per AoC member per session

Research Further webinar series

Webinar Series The Research Further webinars not only introduce the work of the scholars – they also offer hands-on, practical help for anyone interested or involved in research across the...

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 21 September 2022

Time: 16:00 - 17:00

Fee: Free for all organisations

AoC HR and Employment Law Conference 2022

Part 1 - Wednesday 5 October, 09:30 - 12:50 Part 2 - Thursday 6 October, 09:30 - 12:50 This annual conference brings together HR professionals to share and discuss the...

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 05 October 2022

Time: 09:30 - 12:50

Fee: Starting from £165 + VAT

AoC Curriculum Conference: A Time Of Change

Part 1 - Tuesday 11 October 2022, 09:30-12:30Part 2 - Wednesday 12 October 2022, 09:30-12:30 2024 and 2025 are key years for curriculum reform to be implemented, full role out...

Venue: Online

Date: 11 October 2022

Time: 09:30 - 12:30

Fee: Starting from £165 + VAT

AoC Principals' Finance Masterclass Series – Autumn 2022

AoC has designed a series of five finance masterclasses to give college senior managers and leaders a solid understanding of the complex nature of college finances, support on the questions...

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 01 November 2022

Time: 08:30 - 10:00

Fee: Starting from £45 + VAT per AoC member per session

AoC Governance Finance Masterclass Series – Autumn 2022

We are back by popular demand!AoC has designed a series of five governance finance masterclasses to give college governors a solid understanding of the complex nature of college finances, support...

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 01 November 2022

Time: 16:30 - 18:00

Fee: Starting from £45 + VAT per AoC member per session

AoC Annual Conference and Exhibition 2022

The AoC Annual Conference and Exhibition is the must-attend further education event of the year. Our exceptional programme features distinguished speakers from education, government and business environments coming together to...

Venue: The ICC Birmingham 8 Centenary Square Birmingham B1 2EA

Date: 15 November 2022

Time: 09:00 - 07:00

AoC SEND Conference 2022

Part 1 - Tuesday 6 December, 09:30 - 12:30 Part 2 - Wednesday 7 December, 09:30 - 12:30 This year’s annual SEND Conference will take place online across two mornings...

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 06 December 2022

Time: 09:30 - 12:30

Fee: Starting from £165 + VAT

AoC Employer Engagement Conference 2022

Part 1 - Monday 12th December, 13:30 - 16:30Part 2 - Tuesday 13th December, 13:30 - 16:30Join this year’s AoC Employer Engagement conference and hear the latest from government and...

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 12 December 2022

Time: 13:30 - 16:30

Fee: Starting from £165 + VAT

AoC Quality, Teaching, Learning and Assessment Conference 2022

Part 1 - Tuesday 13th December, 09:30 - 12:30Part 2 - Wednesday 14th December, 09:30 - 12:30This online conference over two mornings, will focus on the key themes of quality...

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 13 December 2022

Time: 09:30 - 12:30

Fee: Starting from £165 + VAT

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Association of Colleges is the national voice for further education, sixth form, tertiary and specialist colleges in England. We are a not-for-profit membership organisation established in 1996 by colleges, for colleges.

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AoC Services

Recruitment. Training. Conferences. Consultancy. Sponsorship opportunities. We offer a full suite of services designed to meet the needs of everyone in further education and ensure that our sector flourishes, now and into the future.

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AoC Sport

AoC Sport is the membership organisation for colleges, leading the development of sport and physical activity in 16+ education. We believe that sport and physical activity are essential components of college life, giving students significant advantages in education, employment and health.

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AoC Jobs

The market leading job board for the college sector. AoC Job’s sole purpose is to help people like you find a career in one of our colleges and support our students to achieve their learning goals.

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AoC Charitable Trust

The AoC Charitable Trust’s primary purpose is to raise funds and oversee their application for the benefit of post-16 education and its vision is to have great colleges transforming lives and communities.