As the established and trusted authority within the sector, we are able to attract the most important voices in further education and beyond to engage and challenge thinking at our events and training workshops. Our online conferences allow attendees to network and share best practice, discover practical solutions and gather the latest insights into policy.
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Why should you choose the Association of Colleges?
Working with AoC opens doors to an incredible depth of knowledge and further education experience. All that expertise, and our established relationships within education, government and business are made available for the benefit our clients and partners. Delivering that advantage at an affordable price has been key to making AoC market leader.
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Executive & Interim Management Recruitment services
We work with colleges from every part of the country to successfully identify, evaluate and place senior figures in key management and leadership positions. Our appreciation of candidates and the demands of senior college positions is informed by years of professional experience.
We have supported over 70 colleges with interim management requirements in the past 12 months
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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.
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.
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.