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 24/18

    This week's letter from David includes; Parliament Update, Mental Health & Wellbeing Publication, House of Lords report, National Leaders of Governance (NLGs), Children’s Commissioner, Adult education budget devolution, Bright Blue ‘Citizens of the world’ petition, Congratulations - Queen’s Birthday Honours List

    15 Jun 2018

  • Chief Executive Letter 23/18

    This week's letter from David includes; DfE's single Departmental Plan, Parliamentary Update, AoC Summer Reception 2018, DfE call for evidence: FE Workforce Data, Apprenticeships, Centres for Excellence programme, Launch of 2018/19 Beacon Awards, Annual Conference, Annual survey of international activity, Work placements (i.e. industry placements), Irwin Mitchell HR and Employment Helpline Survey, Teach Too funding opportunity, Taking Teaching Further.

    08 Jun 2018

  • Chief Executive Letter 22/18

    This week's letter from David includes: T Levels, Pay Survey update, T Level Data Survey, T Levels draft content for consultation, Performance reporting for FE college groups and multi-site colleges (DfE), Industry Placements, National Democracy Week 2018 and AoC conferences and events.

    01 Jun 2018

  • Chief Executive Letter 21/18

    This week's letter from David includes; T Levels, Post-18 review discussion paper, 16 to 18 funding, Data collection survey for T Levels, Parliamentary Update, AoC Summer Reception, House of Commons, Labour Party National Education Service (NES), This year’s Festival of Learning, Funded opportunity to host Iraqi college leaders, AoC Sport membership review conclusions, Jisc subs update, Inclusion and Diversity in Sport and Physical Activity Conference, Post-Merger Communications Workshop, Congratulations

    25 May 2018

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