Sixth form colleges

We represent 90% of the country's sixth form colleges, promoting and advocating their work. Through our close relationship, we ensure their issues are listened to on a national stage.

Emergency contact during Covid-19 period: Eddie Playfair, Tel: 07515 993970

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Feature publications for Sixth form colleges

  • Education Policy Briefing 28/05/2020

    This week's Education Policy Briefing includes Ofqual decisions on summer assessments, Youth Employment Group - Young People’s Survey, announcement of New end-point assessment flexibility for calculated functional skills qualifications, IfATE’s Chief Operating Officer Rob Nitsch blogs for AoC, SEND update, AoC/Ofsted Sector Dialogue Webinar.

    28 May 2020

  • Education Policy Briefing 21/05/2020

    This week's Education Policy briefing includes Guidance for colleges on VTQs 2020, Centres for Excellence in Maths – handbooks now available, update to apprenticeship government guidance and report on impact on apprenticeships, updated safeguarding guidance from DfE, Staff Mental Health, DfE: £37 million to support children with complex needs, Webinar series: How colleges are transforming their EdTech strategy – Best practice and solutions to help you develop your online delivery.

    21 May 2020

  • Education Policy Briefing 14/05/2020

    This week's Education Policy Briefing includes Re-opening guidance commentary, updated Guidance of flexibilities within Traineeship programmes, Workplace guidance, Department for Health and Social Care Transitions Project: Report 2020, SEND Risk Assessment and AoC free on-line events and recorded webinars.

    14 May 2020

  • Education Policy Briefing 07/05/2020

    This week's Education Policy Briefing includes AoC Covid-19 and Colleges survey results report, #SeptemberPromise letter to Education Secretary, updates on Pearson's proposed approach to awarding results for vocational and technical and other general qualifications , Higher Nationals (HNs), Further guidance issued for Heads of Centre on making assessment judgements about private candidates., The class of 2020, Non levy procured apprenticeships contracts, Changes to EHC plans, NEPI recommendations to Government to prevent widening of the disadvantage gap, CS Skills Toolkit

    07 May 2020

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