Colleges Week 2021

For the first year ever, we’re having a Colleges Week theme! We'll be focusing our activities around ‘Get in, go further’. For more information, and to find out how you can get involved, visit

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: 15 Oct 2021

    Chief Executive Letter 15/10/2021

    This week's letter from David includes Skills Bill update, Spending review, Green college commitment letter - signatures needed, AoC Covid survey report, AoC Research Unit launching on Monday, Nadhim Zahawi, Secretary of State for Education confirmed to speak at AoC Annual Conference, Subcontracting, employers and placement – ESFA clarification, Pilot extension of the Pupil Premium plus to post-16 care experienced students, Individualised Learner Record Data submission deadline, TRIP Surgery: 3 November 2:00pm to 3:30pm, Illustrating career opportunities for digital roles - Project opportunity for Digital T Level students and upcoming events.
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2021

    Employment Briefing 14/10/2021

    In this week’s briefing there’s a link to the Race at Work 2021 report and we tell you about the commitment AoC Recruitment and others have made to proactively supporting leadership diversity. We tell you about the support and resources available for all of us from the Money and Pensions Service, funding to training mental health leads, ICO consultation and some Irwin Mitchell disability webinar dates.
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