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Affiliate Member Directory

As part of the AoC Affiliate Programme, oganisations who are approved for affiliation will recieve a listing here in the AoC Affiliate Directory.

For more information on affiliation please contact membership@aoc.co.uk.

Active IQ

Active IQ is an awarding organisation recognised and regulated by Ofqual within the Active Leisure sector designing qualifications that support clear career pathways. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service, and strive to provide high quality resources for our qualifications enabling Training Providers to give a positive learning experience.

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CAVA

Cambridge Access Validating Agency (CAVA) designs, validates, quality assures, and awards Access to Higher Education (HE) Diplomas. CAVA is a non-profit membership organisation: a strong and equal partnership between six universities and more than 30 further education providers. Together, we are committed to aiding social mobility by increasing the opportunities for people from all backgrounds to study at university.

CAVA has specialised in Access to HE Diplomas for over 20 years. We offer more than 80 validated Access to HE Diplomas which can be shared by our colleges, and we also work with colleges to design bespoke Access to HE provision for their local needs. CAVA is licensed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) to award the Access to HE Diploma.

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City and Guilds of London Institute

We are a leading vocational education and training organisation, providing services to training providers, employers, and trainees across a variety of sectors to meet the needs of today’s workplace.

Our qualifications are valued by employers and delivered through over 10,000 training centres across the world to help individuals develop their talents and abilities for future career progression.

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CMI - Chartered Management Institute

CMI membership provides practical help wherever you need it; tools and techniques to save time and stress; new wats to enhance your professional reputation; qualifications that show the world you mean business.

More and more managers are turning to CMI for no-nonsense support that will help the make better, faster, smarter decisions. As a member of CMI, you will benefit from a comprehensive range of products and services.

Visit the website or register as a Friend of CMI for free to receive expert management and leadership insights, and professional development opportunities, direct to your inbox.

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Cognassist

Cognassist is a unique SaaS platform focused on helping every learner reach their full potential and empowering learning providers for the future. Their cloud-based platform identifies neurodiversity in under 30 minutes, provides personalised learner journeys which increases learner success, and delivers neuroscience training to enable providers to drive real change.

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JISC

Jisc aim to help the FE sector transform and thrive. Our role is to be a digital partner for all UK colleges. We offer advice, guidance and tools to save money and improve teaching and learning with digital technology. We are your on-call experts when it comes to the use of technology in education. We look forward to talking to you about how best we can support you and the future transformation of UK colleges.

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Mediaworks

Marketing has changed. We combine the power of data, technology, creativity, and strategy to navigate your journey ahead. We are the digital agency of the future driving performance beyond today.

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Mindful Education

Founded in 2015, Mindful Education are a company with a passion for education. They specialise in creating media-rich professional courses and apprentices which allow students to match how, when and where they want to study. Mindful Education partner with colleges across the UK, producing award-winning courses in accounting, management, law and human resources, which are delivered through our Online and On Campus blended learning approach.

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OCR

OCR is a leading UK awarding body operating a not-for-profit organisation. We develop our qualifications in partnership with teachers, industry leaders and government to support education in ways which enable all learners to reach their full potential.

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Pearson Education

Whether it's in the classroom, in the workplace or at home, Pearson provides the tools for teachers, educators, learners and parents to make the most out of learning. Our content, assessment, training and information systems are designed to make learning more enjoyable – as well as more effective.

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Practice Labs

Practice Labs are an Essex based EdTech company creating virtual IT lab and digital platforms which allow students to build digital and IT skills in safe, secure environments. With a history of working with colleges across the country, get in touch with them to learn more about how they can support your college.

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Shakespeare Martineau

Shakespeare Martineau are a leading full service law firm, providing legal services to businesses, organisations, government departments, families and people throughout life and in business. But they offer so much more than that. Expertise, commerciality and relationships are at the very heart of what they do.

Alongside having worked with AoC on the Independent Commission on the College of the Future, Smita Jamdar and the Education Team work to shape the universities and colleges of the future by providing strategic advice and sector specific insight across all their legal needs.

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StudyLink are the UK’s leading worldwide group travel experts for higher and further education establishments. StudyLink provide group travel packages and subject linked itineraries tailored to each group’s individual needs. They offer a complete travel service that’s easy, convenient, great value and gives you the utmost reassurance. A dedicated Account Executive manages all aspects of their tours, using the latest technology to make every stage of trip management run smoothly, and offering a thorough approach to risk management to help you protect your students.

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SQA

SQA is an Ofqual and Qualifications Wales recognised provider and global leader in education and training , offering qualifications and related services to colleges, employers and training providers and many more customers. With over 100 years’ experience we help organisations to realise their potential and achieve their ambitions.

We have a team of regional managers covering England & Wales who are happy to work with you to develop tailored solutions to your individual business needs. In addition, we have a dedicated customer support team who are ready to take your calls and help with enquiries, big or small.

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The Access Group

Described as the ‘Netflix’ of education, our learning content and assessment is developed and built to engage learners, improve confidence, and accelerate progress.

Accessible and easy-to-digest video content is the perfect solution for flipped, interleaved learning. Coupled with our award-winning formative assessment product, Check and Challenge, learners can work independently to check knowledge acquisition, challenging themselves to improve with each attempt and ensuring their learning sticks! What’s more, detailed reporting allows teachers to pin-point knowledge gaps and identify areas of low confidence, providing the data needed to develop personalised intervention plans.

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UCEC

The UK-China Culture & Education Cooperation Promotion Centre (UCEC) aims to implement a comprehensive promotion strategy to facilitate basic educational exchanges and cooperation between the UK and China. Workin with UCL's Institute of Education as well as Beijing Normal University, Jinshi Muhua and East China Normal University in Shanghai, UCEC promotes collaboration and communication, encourages joint research and supports the establishment of Child Development Centres in China.

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