Articles from Association of Colleges (AoC)

Economy risks £3.3 billion of lost output if government does not invest to close the skills gap

The UK’s future economic success is in jeopardy, warns the Association of Colleges, as latest forecasting 'Skills shortages and funding gaps: an analysis of the costs of under-investment in skills' highlights the impact of not closing the country’s skills gap.

Start looking at the end from the very beginning: The critical importance of initial assessment

Education Endowment Foundation funded project launched to help GCSE maths resit students

Post-16 providers are being invited to participate in a project aimed at improving the outcomes of those resitting GCSE Maths.

Do not short-change our young people: Tackling intergenerational unfairness #LordsIFPReport

The Select Committee on Intergenerational Fairness and Provision was appointed by the House of Lords on 9 May 2018 “to consider the long-term implications of Government policy on intergenerational fairness and provision.” Today (25 Apr) they publish their recommendations.

Review of Higher Education Admissions arrives at a timely moment

In response to the Government’s announcement of a review of Higher Education Admissions,