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
News

We need more core funding not ‘initiative mania’, sector leaders tell MPs

Sector leaders have made an impassioned plea to MPs for the government to “stop the initiative mania” and focus...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke
News

Disappointment at lack of concrete pay offer, as AoC proposes package dependent on funding rise

Disappointment has been expressed at the lack of a concrete offer following pay talks with the Association of Colleges,...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

AoC announces Julie Nerney as next chair

The Association of Colleges has announced Julie Nerney as its next chair of the board. She will take over...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

AoC criticises new public sector register of providers

A second register for apprenticeship training providers is being created for the public sector, and the Association of Colleges...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

Unions write to AOC to justify 5 per cent national pay claim

Trade unions have written to the Association of Colleges to spell out exactly why they have resubmitted a claim...

Paul Offord
Paul Offord
News

UCU to ‘ballot members nationally’ over pay claim

An autumn of discontent over college pay could be on the cards, after University and College Union members voted...

Jude Burke
Jude Burke