AoC regularly writes submissions responding to government documents and various HE agencies consultation reports, which often explain key FE and HE issues and indicate how we support colleges. Over time we will populate this section of the website with submissions dating back three years.
OfS consultation access and participation
OfS consultation response calculating student numbers
Subject TEF consultation response
Post-18 education and funding review consultation
Accelerated Degrees Consultation
QAA Quality Code
The submission for
AoC responses to the DfE OfS consultations
AoC has responded to consultations launched by the Department for Education on behalf of the Office for Students covering the regulatory framework, market access and OfS fees:
Review of information about learning and teaching and the student experience
The submission for the
Funding for Disabled Students in Higher Education
The submission to the
A Dual Mandate for Adult Vocational Education: Consultation Response
Please find the consultation response to the Dual Mandate for Adult Vocational Education below. AoC has commissioned an 18 page – Preparing for QAA HE Review – advice document for those preparing for HE review. This document will complement the Review Handbook and Toolkits produced by QAA. Please find the document below.
Preparing for Higher Education Review (HER)
Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)
Please find the consultation response to the Dual Mandate for Adult Vocational Education below.
AoC has commissioned an 18 page – Preparing for QAA HE Review – advice document for those preparing for HE review. This document will complement the Review Handbook and Toolkits produced by QAA. Please find the document below.
The submission to the
BIS Technical Consultation on Stage 2 of the Teaching Excellence Framework
AoC made a submission to the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, regarding the next stage of consultation of the Teaching Excellence Framework
BIS Consultation on Credit Accumulation, switching courses and accelerated degrees
AoC responded to the call for evidence on students ability to gain credits and switch between degree courses using these credits.
HEFCE Consultation on the collection of data for the Key Information Set and Unistats
HEFCE consulted on collecting data for key information and Unistats
HEFCE Consultation on widening participation funding
AoC responded to the consultation from HEFCE on funding for widening access for students.