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 24/09/2021

    In this week's letter from David includes Spending review submission, ESFA chief executive letter to accounting officers, an update on Colleges Week, Westminster update, Supporting the development of anti-racist recruitment policies in colleges, Exams and assessment update, Amanda Spielman confirmed to speak at Annual Conference 2021, Netflix co-founder and former CEO confirmed to speak at CollegesLive, AoC Beacon Awards, ETF Governance Professionals Development Programme now accepting applicants, Senior Mental Health Leads training for colleges, T Level Professional Development (TLPD) offer - networks, Youth Employment and Skills Summit and Upcoming events.
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    24 Sep 2021

  • Chief Executive Letter 17/09/2021

    This week's letter from David includes New Education Secretary in cabinet reshuffle, Outcomes report, Media opportunities for colleges, Netflix co-founder and former CEO confirmed for CollegesLive, ILR R13 upload to MiDES, Erasmus+ EXPECT update, EDI blog series, Principal Q&A today at 2pm, Assessment update, Colleges Week, Recruiting new staff, ETF Diversity in Leadership programme and Upcoming Events.
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    17 Sep 2021

  • Chief Executive Letter 10/09/2021

    This week's letter from David includes the Spending review, Last chance to book onto the October cohort of our Senior Leadership Development Programme, Update from Westminster, National Skills Fund Consultation - AoC’s draft response, Higher education developments, DfE research into attendance recording - can you help?, DfE College immersion programme for civil servants, Student work experience applications for AoC Annual Conference now open, Arrangements for the award and assessment of Access to Higher Education Diplomas 2021-22, Longitudinal research on enrichment in colleges, Climate Learning Month teaching materials launched in run up to COP 26 and Upcoming Events.
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    10 Sep 2021

  • Chief Executive Letter 03/09/2021

    This week's letter from David includes Education recovery letter, T level capital funding, Afghan relocation and assistance policy, Bringing about positive change through EDI, Diversity Programmes for Deputy CEOs and VPs, Showcase your college at the biggest event in further education - AoC Annual Conference and Exhibition 2021, Student work experience applications for AoC Annual Conference now open, Strategic Leadership and Governance in Apprenticeships Programme and upcoming events.
    Published: 

    03 Sep 2021

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