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 12/17

    In this week's briefing David covers: Plan for Britain, Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers, Apprenticeship Contracts, National Education Union, Schools Funding Consultation, Schools White Paper, Metro Mayor Elections, SFA Funding Allocations, Higher Education and Research Bill, Bus Service Bill, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, Local Government Pension Scheme and FE & SFC Commissioners' Letter.

    24 Mar 2017

  • Chief Executive Letter 11/17

    In this week's briefing David covers: Issues this week, Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers, Ofsted, National politics, School sixth forms, Annual Skills Funding Letter, AoC/ETF Spring Policy Conference, New years Honours List 2018, Higher Education & Research Bill, Bus Services Bill and AoC Finance Conference 16 & 17 May Leicestershire.

    17 Mar 2017

  • Chief Executive Letter 10/17

    In this week's briefing David covers: Budget and T Levels, Autumn budget, AoC Review, devolution, college funding, pensions, SEND capital announcement, national politics, HE and Research Bill, Westminster Hall Debate on Financial Support for Apprentices, National Apprenticeships Week, AoC Summer Publication - call for case studies, WorldSkills UK, Mental Health Support Services, Managing Complex Investigations and Difficult Conversations and AoC College HE Conference.

    10 Mar 2017

  • Chief Executive 09/17

    In this week's briefing David covers: Apprenticeship levy, College funding, Apprenticeship reform, FE commissioner and college restructuring, National Politics, Technical and Further Education (TFE) Bill, Careers Guidance Ten Minute Rule Bill, Bus Services Bill, Digital Strategy, AoC Review, Institute for Fiscal Studies report, MiDES reports, Outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment Project, Governance resources, National Union of Students (NUS) Conference, AoC Ofsted Conference, Senior Leadership Management Development Programme, Cohort 13, Senior Leadership Management Development and Congratulations.

    03 Mar 2017

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