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 21/17

    In this week's briefing Ian Ashman covers: Manchester attack, Emergency planning, National Achievement Rates Tables, Pay negotiations 2017/18, Summer exam season, UK Supreme Court case on deductions for absence because of strikes, General Election, AoC review, Finance for Senior FE Leaders programme and ETF Governance Professional Summit.

    26 May 2017

  • Chief Executive Letter 20/17

    In this week's briefing Julian Gravatt covers: Apprenticeships, General Election Manifesto, Conservative manifesto, Labour and Liberal Democrat manifestos, Election activity, Sign our letter to the editor, Voter registration, Developing Successful Internal Communications Workshop, AoC Sport Summer Conference - Every student active and Congratulations to colleges.

    19 May 2017

  • Chief Executive Letter 19/17

    In this week's briefing David covers: Education in the General Election, AoC Manifesto, Local elections, adult education and transport, Apprenticeships, Ofsted and A Levels, European Social Fund, AoC Awards, Senior Pay Survey, ESFA intervention data, College mergers and academy conversion list, ETF Leadership programme, AoC College HE Research and Scholarship Conference and Developing an Effective Self-assessment Report Workshop.

    12 May 2017

  • AoC Manifesto 2017

    AoC has launched its manifesto for the 2017 General Election

    10 May 2017

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