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 16/04/2021

    This week's letter from David includes; Catch-up funding and remote education report, Adult Education Budget letter, Ofsted Review of Sexual Abuse and Harassment group, Update on grading for general qualifications in 2021, College audit, Coronavirus restrictions roadmap, Principal Q&A, White Paper, Pears #iwill Youth Social Action Apprenticeship Project and Upcoming Events.

    16 Apr 2021

  • Chief Executive Letter 09/04/2021

    This week's letter from David includes; FE commissioner, Adult education budget threshold, Face coverings in colleges, JCQ guidance on the determination of grades for A/AS Levels and GCSEs for Summer 2021, Adult allocations for 2021-2, Ofqual consultation on a 2021 Autumn exam series, Resources for the transition to the apprenticeship service, Tes’ FE Heroes, Department for Education: promoting teaching in FE, Turing Scheme, T Level Strategic Leadership group and Upcoming Events.

    09 Apr 2021

  • Chief Executive Letter 01/04/2021

    This week's letter from Julian includes; Review into sexual abuse in education, Adult education budget, All age level 3 entitlement, Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, New audit code of practice, JCQ guidance for A-levels and GCSEs, Coronavirus controls, ESFA publish step-by-step guidance for training providers, Trustee opportunity at Get Further, Upcoming Events

    01 Apr 2021

  • Chief Executive Letter 26/03/2021

    This week's letter from Kirsti includes; Adult education budget threshold, Election season, Grading and awarding qualifications this summer, Do we need a full autumn exam series?,Coronavirus restrictions, roadmap and updated education guidance, AoC and Careers Enterprise Company Webinar - Careers Connect Beacon Award Webinar, The Northern Ireland College of the Future, Latest blog: uncovering the latest trends and opportunities anticipated for 2021, Urgent guidance on ransomware attacks, FE White Paper, Green jobs inquiry in parliament, UCU Letter dated 19 March 2021, New survey to assess apprenticeship flexibilities, SEND update, AoC Jobs - the market leading job board for the FE sector, Updated Employment Briefing (25.03.21), Upcoming Events

    26 Mar 2021

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