Colleges Week 14 - 18 October 2019

Activity Plan

Below are some suggested activities for each day of the week.

Don’t forget to take photos and share what you’re doing on social media #LoveOurColleges; tag @aoc_info or ‘association of colleges’ for Facebook and LinkedIn.

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Industry-focus day 1

  • Arrange visits for MPs / VIPs to your college or to businesses you work with

  • Focus on Ministers and Civil Servants with different portfolios (e.g. sport, health and business)

  • Encourage students and local businesses to blog

Download template invitation to the college letter.




Industry-focus day 2

  • Share examples on social media and on your college website of how your college supports industry & ask industry to share too

  • APPG on ‘future-proofing the hospitality sector: Skills, apprenticeships and the role of colleges’




Get pledging!

Print off some pledge cards and get staff, students and your local community to sign and show their support for the campaign.




Community support

  • Ask your alumni to show their support

  • Social media “I love my college because…”

  • Education Policy Institute Roundtable on Level 4-5 provision and adult education: the solution to the productivity puzzle




Constituency surgery

Haven’t managed to meet with your MP yet? Why not go along to their constituency surgery today to tell them about the campaign and how they can support it. Don’t forget to take your signed pledge cards with you!

Download template invitation to the constituency letter.

For tools to help you with campaigning visit our resource hub.