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AoC members make up almost 95% of the college sector - transforming millions of lives each year.

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MiDES benchmarking

AoC members have full access to the MiDES sector benchmarking service, free of charge.

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Research Further

Research Further

AoC and NCFE have joined up to launch a landmark project, Research Further, bringing together practitioners, experts and sector leaders, and supporting college practitioners to carry out research and fill in skills gaps.

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Green College committents

The Green College Commitment sets our the critical role of colleges in achieving net zero.

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Upcoming events

AoC SW HR Network

AoC members are welcome to join this network

Venue: Via Zoom

Date: 24 May 2022

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

AoC Annual Finance Conference 2022

Part 1 – Wednesday 25 May, 13:30 – 16:30Part 2 – Thursday 26 May, 13:30 – 16:30 AoC’s Annual Finance Conference will be online in 2022 and is designed specifically...

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 25 May 2022

Time: 13:30 - 16:30

Fee: Starting from £165 + VAT

AoC London and South East SEND Forum

This forum is exclusive to AoC members only.

Venue: Online

Date: 25 May 2022

Time: 13:45 - 15:15

AoC SW SEND Forum

Venue: Via Zoom

Date: 25 May 2022

Time: 15:30 - 16:30

AoC South West SEND Virtual Forum Wednesday 25 May 2022

This forum meeting is exclusive to AoC members only

Venue: Online

Date: 25 May 2022

Time: 15:30 - 17:00

AoC London HR Directors' Network Meeting

This network meeting is exclusive to AoC members only.

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 07 June 2022

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

AoC South East Clerks and Governance Professionals' Virtual Network

This network meeting is exclusive to AoC members only.

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 09 June 2022

Time: 14:00 - 15:00

AoC London Principals' and Chief Executives' Network Meeting

This network meeting is exclusive to AoC members only.

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 09 June 2022

Time: 15:30 - 17:00

AoC South West BDM/Apprenticeship Managers’ Virtual Forum Meeting 13 June 2022

This forum meeting is exclusive to AoC members only.

Venue: Online

Date: 13 June 2022

Time: 14:30 - 15:30

AoC South West Governance Professional Virtual Network Tuesday 14 June 2022

This network meeting is exclusive to AoC members only

Venue: Bridgwater and Taunton college

Date: 14 June 2022

Time: 10:00 - 14:30

AoC Sport Annual Conference 2022

Thursday 16 June 2022, 09:30-16:30De Vere Jubilee Conference Centre and Hotel, Nottingham Aiming to connect the whole sector, the AoC Sport Annual Conference features keynotes, topical presentations and discussions pertinent...

Venue: De Vere Jubilee Conference Centre

Date: 16 June 2022

Time: 09:15 - 16:30

Fee: Starting from £125 + VAT

AoC London Clerks' and Governance Professionals' Network Meeting

This network meeting is exclusive to AoC members only.

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 16 June 2022

Time: 10:00 - 11:30

AoC/DfE T Level and T Level Transition Programme Conference 2022

Part 1 – Tuesday 21 June, 09:30 – 12:45Part 2 – Wednesday 22 June, 09:30 – 12:45 This best practice sharing event is aimed at those responsible for the planning...

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 21 June 2022

Time: 09:30 - 12:45

Fee: Free

AoC SW Principal and Chair Network

Venue: To be confirmed

Date: 22 June 2022

Time: 10:00 - 13:00

AoC South East HR Virtual Network

This network meeting is exclusive to AoC members only.

Venue: Online via Microsoft Teams

Date: 22 June 2022

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

AoC South West Principal and Chair Network Wednesday 22 June 2022

This network meeting is exclusive to AoC members only

Venue: Oake Manor Golf Course, Oake near Taunton, Somerset, TA4 1BA

Date: 22 June 2022

Time: 10:30 - 12:30

AoC London Curriculum and Quality Directors' Network Meeting

This network meeting is exclusive to AoC members only.

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 22 June 2022

Time: 15:00 - 16:30

AoC London Finance Directors' Network Meeting

This network meeting is exclusive to AoC members only.

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 23 June 2022

Time: 15:00 - 16:15

AoC South East Principals, CEOs and Chairs' Virtual Network

This network meeting is exclusive to AoC members only.

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 24 June 2022

Time: 11:00 - 13:00

AoC SW Finance Director Network

Venue: Via Zoom

Date: 27 June 2022

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

AoC South West Finance Director Virtual Network Monday 27 June 2022

This network meeting is exclusive to AoC members only

Venue: Online

Date: 27 June 2022

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

AoC Learning Week 2022

Following the success of AoC Learning Week 2021, which saw over 3,600 college staff participate, we will be running another packed week full of practical CPD sessions for FE staff...

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 04 July 2022

Time: 09:30 - 16:00

AoC SW HR Network

Venue: Via Zoom

Date: 05 July 2022

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

AoC South West HR Virtual Network Tuesday 5 July 2022

This network meeting is exclusive to AoC members only

Venue: Online

Date: 05 July 2022

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

AoC SW Curriculum and Quality Network

Venue: Via Zoom

Date: 06 July 2022

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

AoC South West Curriculum and Quality Virtual Network Wednesday 6 July 2022

This network meeting is exclusive to AoC members only

Venue: Online

Date: 06 July 2022

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

AoC SW Principal Network

Venue: Virtual via Zoom

Date: 07 July 2022

Time: 10:00 - 13:00

AoC South West Principal Virtual Network Thursday 7 July 2022

this network meeting is exclusive to AoC members only.

Venue: Online

Date: 07 July 2022

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

'Shining a light on the Beacon Awards' Webinar Series

Webinar 1 – Monday 11 July, 09:30 – 10:30Webinar 2 – Tuesday 12 July, 09:30 – 10:30 How to write a successful Beacon Award application and why all colleges should...

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 11 July 2022

Time: 09:30 - 10:30

Fee: Free

Research Further webinar series

Webinar Series The Research Further webinars not only introduce the work of the scholars – they also offer hands-on, practical help for anyone interested or involved in research across the...

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 21 September 2022

Time: 16:00 - 17:00

Fee: Free for all organisations

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Association of Colleges is the national voice for further education, sixth form, tertiary and specialist colleges in England. We are a not-for-profit membership organisation established in 1996 by colleges, for colleges.

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AoC Services

Recruitment. Training. Conferences. Consultancy. Sponsorship opportunities. We offer a full suite of services designed to meet the needs of everyone in further education and ensure that our sector flourishes, now and into the future.

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AoC Sport

AoC Sport is the membership organisation for colleges, leading the development of sport and physical activity in 16+ education. We believe that sport and physical activity are essential components of college life, giving students significant advantages in education, employment and health.

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AoC Jobs

The market leading job board for the college sector. AoC Job’s sole purpose is to help people like you find a career in one of our colleges and support our students to achieve their learning goals.

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AoC Charitable Trust

The AoC Charitable Trust’s primary purpose is to raise funds and oversee their application for the benefit of post-16 education and its vision is to have great colleges transforming lives and communities.