Colleges

Association of Colleges Beacon Award 2022 winners announced

'Colleges are brilliant – and the winners of the Beacon Awards are some of the best of the best'

Will Nott
Will Nott
News

College staffing crisis hits two-decade high, claims AoC

Colleges that responded to an AoC survey reported 3,293 vacancies. The report said this implies a total of 6,000...

Will Nott
Will Nott
Colleges

Winners of the AoC Student of the Year Awards 2022 revealed

Awards for the young student, adult student, higher education student and apprentice of the year are run by the...

Will Nott
Will Nott
Opinion

Why #LoveourColleges should be redundant

The second celebratory seven-day #LoveourColleges, held this week, has been about showing the impact of further education and underlining...

Jessica Fino
Dr Julie Mills
News

Love Our Colleges Week re-convenes ahead of the comprehensive spending review

Following the first national Colleges Week last October, the Association of Colleges has held a further week of activities...

Jessica Fino
Jessica Fino
News

Fully fund level 3 to 5 training in ‘skills shortage areas’, AoC proposes

The adult education budget should be used to fully fund training at levels three to five in skills shortage...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
Opinion

Colleges need to speak with one voice

It’s not going to be an easy year for the AoC, but Julie Nerney, its new chair, is looking...

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JULIE NERNEY
News

AoC fears college apprenticeships market share will shrink further

The Association of Colleges has warned that colleges’ share of the apprenticeship market will continue to shrink, after FE...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

UCU strike closes one college and affects five others

A walkout by more than 700 University and College Union members caused disruption across six colleges this week –...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke