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 - 29/17

    In this week's briefing David covers: Procurement for apprenticeships in non-levy paying employers, Department for Education decisions on school funding, 16 to 18 funding, Post 16 maths, Study programme guidance, Higher Education, Gender pay gap reporting, State pension age, AoC Annual Conference: Student participation and Effective Bid-Writing Workshop.

    21 Jul 2017

  • Chief Executive Letter - 28/17

    In this week's briefing, Ian Ashman covers: National Politics, Department for Education people, Work placement funding, Select Committee Chairs, Taylor Review, AoC Charitable Trust, Create and Sport Reviews, Members’ survey, Office for Students, Special interest group applications, CBI/Pearson Education and Skills Survey, AoC Employment Law Conference and Masters in FE Sector Management.

    14 Jul 2017

  • Chief Executive Letter - 27/17

    This week's letter from David includes Technical education reforms, Funding for work placements in 2018, Strategic College Improvement Fund, DfE Ministerial duties, College funding, Office for Students, Annual Conference breakout sessions, Summer reception, AoC Awards, Senior Leadership Management Development Programme, Cohort 14, AoC Data Performance and Accountability Conference and Congratulations.

    07 Jul 2017

  • Chief Executive Letter - 26/17

    In this week's briefing David covers: The Government’s majority, DfE priorities, Apprenticeships, ESFA Fire Risk Assessment and Cladding Survey, English and maths progress measure, AoC Board meeting and policy paper, AoC staffing changes, AoC Summer Reception, Ofqual subject experts, Mental health announcement, Policy Groups, AoC Awards, Step up to Serve Ambassadors, AoC SEND Conference and Effective Bid-Writing Workshop.

    30 Jun 2017

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