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 08/19

    This week's letter from David includes; Sir David Collins’ funeral, Apprenticeship funding, The Independent Group, AoC Governance Summit and Culture, People and Organisational Development.

    22 Feb 2019

  • Chief Executive Letter 07/19

    This week's letter from Kirsti Lord, Deputy Chief Executive includes; English and maths condition of funding, Apprenticeship funding, Devolution, Senior staff remuneration, Intervention, Contracts awarded to deliver the first T Levels, WorldSkills UK, Teach Too Dissemination Event and information on the upcoming AoC College HE Conference.

    15 Feb 2019

  • Chief Executive Letter 06/19

    This week's letter from David includes; Valentine’s Day - ‘Love Our Colleges’ simple action, Apprenticeship funding, College intervention arrangements, Office for Students registration, New Year 2020 Honour nominations, Working with the CBI, Parliament, Independent commission on exam malpractice, Strategic College Improvement Fund, Taking Teaching Further programme, ETF’s Enhance Digital Teaching Platform Launches, Going Global 2019, 13-15 May, Berlin and AoC/ETF Quality Practitioner Conference.

    08 Feb 2019

  • Chief Executive Letter 05/19

    This week's letter from David includes; MP letter to the Chancellor, Spring statement, Government, Parliament and No-Deal Brexit, Apprenticeships, Office of Students registration, AoC Beacon and Tes FE Awards 2019, Higher education developments, ETF - New Chairs’ programme at Oxford Saïd Business School, DfE Performance Tables Summary 2017/2018, Independent review of Prevent and AoC HR and Employment Law Conference and Exhibition.

    01 Feb 2019

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