FE Clerks Online JISC network
This network for governance professionals in the FE sector, is run through a JISC email network. It provides clerks and governance professionals with a safe space for the exchange of advice, best practice, new information, and support, to what can sometimes be an isolated role.
The network has been running for several years and is described by many clerks and governance professionals as a vital resource to support them in their role.
To join the network, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sixth Form Colleges National Clerks Network
The Sixth Form Colleges Association is the established voice of dedicated sixth form education and the hub of a national network of sixth form providers. It works with its members to ensure that all dedicated 16-19 specialists benefit from the advantages of belonging to a national network of peers, who can call on each other for ideas, information and support, and who can offer insights, advice and solutions. Clerks and governance professionals in sixth form colleges are welcome to join to SFCA’s National Clerks’ Network. The Network is free for SFCA members and provides both virtual and in-person opportunities for clerks to discuss their preoccupations, challenges and successes with peers. There are also linked development opportunities, including an annual conference. To join the Network please email email@example.com
National Governance Professionals' Special Interest Group
The AoC's National Governance Professionals' Special Interest Group (NGP) is a voluntary association of clerks of boards of corporations.
Its mission is "to promote excellence in governance by providing a mutual support network for clerks, representing the views of clerks, and providing a communications channel to and from clerks and other groups and individuals who are in a position to influence college governance".
This network can be found at the link below, which will take you to the LinkedIn page for the network. Members are asked to agree to the Code of Conduct for the network, which can be found on the right-hand side in the “about this group section”. Chairs’ Development Network – an online community for FE college chairs.
FE Clerks & Governance Professional's Area Network Groups
These area network sessions are organised by the Association of Colleges. Details of each event can be found on the AOC Events page.
Women's Leadership Network
The network is committed to gender equality for all women in all kinds of further education, skills and lifelong learning.
The Women's Leadership Network (WLN) has been advocating and advancing women's leadership in further education since 1990.
Further details can be found on Women's Leadership Network LinkedIn page.