Chief Executive

David Hughes became Chief Executive in September 2016. He is responsible for the overall management of the organisation and regularly meets with politicians, stakeholders and partners to represent colleges.

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  • Chief Executive Letter 14/02/2020

    This week's letter from David includes; AoC budget submission, Debates in the House of Commons on Apprenticeships, DfE Coronavirus Guidance, Process for withdrawal of funding for qualifications with no or low enrolments, Integrated Financial Model for Colleges, Schools receive ‘Baker clause’ letter, Scope of the Prevent duty, Further Forces recruitment, Free induction for clerks/governance professionals, British Association of Construction Heads - National Annual Conference and Valentines Day Competition.

    14 Feb 2020

  • Chief Executive Letter 07/02/2020

    This week's letter from Kirsti includes; Workforce funding and data collection, T Levels Capital and T Level Professional Development, Ministerial reshuffle, FE commissioner annual report, Parliament and campaigns, 2019 16-18 Performance Tables and Chairs Leadership Programme.

    07 Feb 2020

  • Chief Executive Letter 31/01/2020

    This week's letter from David includes; Brexit, Budget, Coronavirus, Office for Students, AoC Cities and Towns Policy Group, AllAbout Apprenticeship School Leaver Awards, AoC Tech Special Interest Group, AoC/Jisc College IT and Digital Technology Survey, Queens New Year Birthday Nominations, Teaching and Junior Support Recruitment, Diversity workshops and AoC / ETF Quality Conference.

    31 Jan 2020

  • Chief Executive Letter 24/01/2020

    This week's letter from David includes; Budget submission feedback, Brexit - what next?, Ofsted chief inspector’s annual report, Senior Pay Survey, AoC English and Maths Survey, Climate Commission, Free sanitary products for colleges, Campaigning survey, Notice from RCU, Review of qualifications at level 3 and below, Teach Too Phase 6 – National Dissemination Event and Professional Exchange Cornwall.

    24 Jan 2020

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