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Outstanding students celebrate success at Student of the Year Awards

Five students have secured national awards for fantastic work at their respective colleges and local communities at the @AoC_info Student of the Year Awards #SOTY which took place during #CollegesLive.

Education staff must be prioritised for Phase 2 vaccinations, union and education leaders warn following reports of government row-back

Unions and Education leaders all call for Educators to be prioritised for phase 2 Covid Vaccine's including @AoCDavidH @aoc_info @EYAlliance @RealGeoffBarton @ASCL_UK @PaulWhiteman6 @NAHTnews @MaryBoustedNEU @cyclingkev @neu @PatrickR_NASUWT @NASUWT @tiddymoke @unisontheunion    Leading education organisations, children’s services organisations and unions are jointly urging the government to ensure that those working in early years settings, schools and colleges, as well as staff and carers supporting vulnerable children, are prioritised in Phase 2 of the Covid vaccination programme, following reports that the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) is not recommending an occupation-focused approach to the next stage of the rollout.

AoC write a letter to new Education Recovery Commissioner calls for task group to combat lost learning

@AoC_info Letter to new Education Recovery Commissioner calls for task group to combat lost learning Chief Executive of Association of Colleges, David Hughes has written to the newly appointed Education Recovery Minister Sir Kevan Collins about the impending consequences of lost learning and training on children and young people. 

Education sector calls for teachers and education staff to get priority in phase two of COVID vaccinations

Education unions, associations and representative bodies have joined forces today to call for teachers and education staff to be prioritised in phase two of the country’s vaccination programme.

Association of Colleges responds to Education Secretary's plans for 2021 exams, teacher assessed grades and proving competency of vocational learners

@AoCDavidH and the Association of Colleges respond to Gavin Williamson's plans for 2021 exams, teacher assessed grades for GCSE's and A-Levels. David also highlights the challenge of providing students on licence to practice courses, particularly how to prove competency in their chosen field Commenting on today's statement from the Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson on the plan for students' grades now exams have been cancelled, Association of Colleges (AoC) Chief Executive David Hughes said: 

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