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Inclusive governance for supporting people and communities during #CollegesWeek

#LoveOurColleges - The importance of diversity on college boards  Over the past few months I’ve blogged about the importance of diversity on college boards. The impact of role modelling leadership for staff and students to drive aspiration, providing a more representative view of the communities that colleges serve and offering cognitive diversity is clear to see where this is working well.

Mental Health & Wellbeing Charter gets 150th signature during #CollegesWeek

@AoC_info's Mental Health & Wellbeing Charter gets 150th signature during #CollegesWeek  We are delighted to announce that the 150th college has signed up to AoC’s  Mental Health & Wellbeing Charter. The charter launched in May 2019 and gives colleges the chance to publicly state their commitment to the mental health agenda. 

Skills must be a top priority for the government say small business leaders

SME LEADERS FEAR NOT ENOUGH IS BEING DONE TO HELP THEM PREPARE THEIR WORKFORCE FOR THE END OF THE #BREXIT TRANSITION PERIOD 

Four main College concerns about assessment and public exams

November #Exams: College body @Aoc_info writes to @NickGibbUK with concerns about safety, student support, and funding  The Chief Executive of the Association of Colleges ‐ the membership body representing 93% of England's colleges ‐ has today (15 Oct) written to Minister Nick Gibb, outlining the sector's concerns about November's upcoming exams, as well as next summer's. In it he outlines worries about safety, student support, and funding.

DfE should extend promised funding to cover additional costs for college GCSE resits this Autumn

Association of Colleges (AoC_info) responds to the news from @Education that A Levels and GCSEs will be delayed by three weeks in 2021  We welcome the commitment to running exams next year as the plan A and believe that, in the main, students prefer to sit exams and carry out assessments in order to achieve their qualifications.

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