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A presentation by Ms Lesley Davis, Deputy Chief Executive, Association of Colleges (AoC) on an overview of the UK College sector presented in a special workshop on ‘Training of Trainers: Models & ...

A presentation by Ms Lesley Davis, Deputy Chief Executive, Association of Colleges (AoC) on an overview of the UK College sector presented in a special workshop on ‘Training of Trainers: Models & Case Studies from UK’ on the occasion of the
4th FICCI Global Skills Summit 2011on 14th September, 2011.

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    ToT Workshop -- An overview of the UK college sector Ms Lesley Davis ToT Workshop -- An overview of the UK college sector Ms Lesley Davis Presentation Transcript

    • The Association of Colleges Working with UK Colleges
    • The Association of Colleges Lesley Davies Deputy Chief Executive Officer [email_address] John Mountford International Director [email_address]
    • The Association of Colleges
      • National representational body for Further Education Colleges
      • Established in 1996 by Colleges - 98% of 363 Colleges in England are members
      • Work closely with Welsh Colleges in Wales and Colleges Northern Ireland and with Scotland’s Colleges through the UK College Council
    • The Association of Colleges What we do:
      • Work for and behalf of FE Colleges
      • representation and lobbying role to Government
      • Serves as a channel for communication, dissemination of information and consultation with the FE sector
      • Provides professional support and services to colleges: Curriculum and Quality, International activity, Funding, Governance, Public Relations, Employment; Estates
      • Celebrates Excellence in Teaching and Learning ‘Beacon’ Award Scheme
      • Quality Mark for International work – the AoC’s International Charter
      • Provides a consultancy, events and conference service for members
    • Our Colleges
      • General Further Education Colleges
      • Sixth Form Colleges
      • Specialist Colleges – Art & Design, Agricultural Colleges
      • Work in partnership with:
        • Universities and Higher Education Institutes
        • Work-based learning providers
    • The Engine Room for Economic Recovery
      • The Mission for Colleges include:
      • Driving economic recovery by equipping young people and adults with the skills, competences and qualifications that employers want
      • Prepare young people and adults for productive, rewarding, high-value employment in a modern economy
      • Meeting the needs of employers and the communities they serve
      • Develop the skills and attributes for enterprise and self-employment
      • Colleges are supported by a skilled, talented and world class workforce
    • What we offer:
      • High Quality academic and vocational education and Training
      • Serve our communities: meeting the needs of young people, adults and deliver community projects
      • Offer qualifications at all levels fully accredited by external awarding bodies
    • Our Colleges provide:
        • Educate and train over 3.3 million people per annum
        • Train over 2.4 million adults
        • Work with employers to deliver bespoke skills training
        • Provide 80% of adult ‘Skills for Life’- literacy, numeracy, language and employability training
        • 35% of entrants to university
        • 81% of Higher National certificates (HNC ) and 59% of Higher National Diplomas (HND) delivered by Colleges
        • 67% of Colleges delivery Higher Education and Foundation Degrees
    • What is special about UK FE colleges?
      • Colleges:
      • Our success rates:
      • 81% overall
      • 73% Apprenticeship
      • Are responsive to the needs of employers/industry sectors and local communities; ‘demand led’
      • Are major players in local economies and skills/regeneration agendas
      • Excel at teaching and learning – 96% of Colleges pass external inspection
      • Partnership working a key factor to our success
    • Qualifications Framework LEVEL QUALIFICATION MOSTLY OFFERED BY Entry Entry level certificates e.g. basic skills Colleges 1 National Vocational Qualifications Colleges & Schools 2 NVQ 2, GCSEs (A to C) Colleges & Schools 3 NVQ 3, A levels, BTEC National Diplomas Colleges & Schools 4 Higher National Certificates Colleges & Universities 5 Higher National Diplomas Colleges & Universities 6 Batchelor Degrees Universities & Colleges 7 Masters Degrees, Post-Gradate Certificates Universities 8 Doctorates Universities
    • Colleges’ international work: Well established and experienced
      • Recruitment of international students to the UK
      • Working with international companies and industry in the delivery of training programmes – including distance / e learning / blended solutions
      • Institutional twinning and international partnerships including student exchanges and joint educational programmes
      • Consultancy and advisory services to assist with VET programmes
      • on a national, regional and institutional level
      • Involvement in aid programmes/capacity-building for institutions
      • in developing countries
    • Quality Assurance AoC Charter for Excellence in International Education and Training
      • Establishment of a formal ‘International Strategy’ with ownership at all levels of the institution
      • A supporting infrastructure and adequate resourcing
      • Related staff development
      • Quality assurance of all services delivered in the UK and abroad
      • Celebration of cultural diversity and cultural exchange
      • An ethical approach to all areas of activity.
      • Quality Mark
    • Our approach: Working together to find solutions
        • Every Country is different
        • Every School and College is different
        • Every student is different
        • Every partnership is unique
        • Thank you