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...

Expert Contributor
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
News

UCU members at six colleges set for two-day walk out

Members of the University and College Union at six colleges will walk out for two days next week, in...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

Thousands march on parliament to protest for fair college funding

Thousands of learners, staff and leaders marched on parliament today in “the most amazing show by colleges ever” to...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
Opinion

Colleges Week should be a celebration with three messages for the chancellor

Having spent more than seven happy years working for a large college in South East London I have seen...

Nick Linford
NICK LINFORD