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Through our campaigns, policy groups, consultations, events and direct lobbying, AoC has an excellent track record of influencing policymakers.

We are working towards a strong, sustainable sector, secure for years to come.

Our policy priorities are set by members, through the AoC board, national policy groups, and through our close engagement with colleges throughout the year.

Our team of policy experts have worked hard to develop and nurture positive relationships with Ministers and MPs, key Government departments, industry and unions. We have strong relationships and feed into the work of think-tanks, employer bodies, and research organisations. We also work in partnership with other sector bodies and seek common ground to build on our influencing work.

Our policy team can help members with data and intelligence, support and advice. Please don't hesitate to get in touch.