The 157 Group is a consortium of 27 of the UK’s largest FE Colleges. We offer a UK-wide view of educational practice and policy development.

Our member Colleges are large, have a range of specialisms, identify their core function as securing and delivering the highest quality of teaching and learning and are strategic leaders in their locality.

The 157 Group exists to serve its members and to be at the leading edge of the sector more widely in terms of thought leadership, practice improvement and policy influence.

We focus on the areas of vocational teaching and learning, strategic influence and economic impact and employer engagement and advocacy.