AoC's balancing act

21st May 2010 at 01:00
The Association of Colleges (AoC) has secured the former Learning and Skills Council's procurement team to help colleges balance their books in the face of cuts.

The team will help the AoC identify and deliver improvements in procurement practice and give advice on how groups of colleges can collaborate to take advantage of shared services and bulk buying. Ray Poxon, AoC's new senior FE procurement manager, said: "The task colleges face requires a delicate balance between the need to think commercially while retaining the public service ethos that has, historically, served them so well."

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now