Consultations/Submissions

The Association of Colleges (AoC) responds to many Government consultations through the year on a range of issues which impact colleges.

  • December 2019

    • AoC response to Ofqual consultation on rules for Department for Education performance table qualifications

  • July 2019

    • AoC's response to DfE high needs and AP call for evidence (July 2019)

    • AoC response to DfE call for evidence Character and Resilience July 2019

  • June 2019

    • Review of post-16 qualifications at Level 3 and below in England - AoC response (June 2019)

  • May 2019

    • 16 to 19 discretionary bursary allocation method consultation - AoC Reponse (May 2019)

      DfE discretionary bursary allocation consultation (invites views about how to distribute £150 million to support 16-18 year olds from disadvantaged families)

    • GLA consultation on AEB for 2020-2021 AoC response (May 2019)

  • April 2019

    • Review of post-16 qualifications at Level 3 and below in England - AoC's draft response (as of 26 April)

    • Ofsted's education inspection framework 2019: inspecting the substance of education consultation - AoC's response

    • Review of Qualifications at Level 3 and below - Ten principles (updated 3 May)

      Ten principles to inform wider discussion (updated 3 May 2019)

  • March 2019

    • Summary - Review of quals at L3 & below

    • Discussion paper - Review of quals at L3 & below

    • Draft response template - Review of quals at L3 & below

  • February 2019

    • T Level Funding Consultation - AoC's response

      On 27 November 2018, DfE launched a consultation concerned with how funding will be distributed to providers from the 2020/21 academic year for the delivery of T Levels for 16 to 19-year-olds. The consultation closed 19 February. This is AoC's submitted response.

  • January 2019

    • Improving Adult Basic Digital Skills - AoC's response

  • October 2018

    • Implementation of Technical Qualifications consultation - AoC's response

    • OfS consultation on regulating access and participation In English HE - AoC's response

    • OfS consultation on calculating student numbers - AoC's response

  • August 2018

    • AoC Response to GLA Skills for Londoners Consultation 16-08-18

    • Letter to Jules Pipe

  • September 2018

    • 2030 and beyond: An upgraded Post-18 education system - AoC's response

  • June 2018

    • Labour Party National Education Service consultation - AoC's response

  • February 2018

    • DfE Institute for Apprenticeships: Occupational Maps - AoC's response

    • Implementation of T Level programmes - AoC's response

    • DfE Keeping children safe in education consultation - AoC's response

  • January 2018

    • Migration Advisory Committee Call For Evidence - August 2017 MAC Students' Commission - AoC's response

  • December 2017

    • NUS Student Poverty Commission - AoC's response

  • November 2017

    • DfE Maths and English functional skills: revised subject content - AoC's response

    • Education Select Committee Alternative Provision Inquiry - AoC's response

  • September 2017

    • House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee Enquiry - AoC's response

  • April 2017

    • Building our Industrial Strategy Green Paper - AoC's response

  • March 2017

    • Bus Services Bill Public Bill Committee