About EMFEC

emfec is a membership body with charitable status that provides a wide range of high quality services and impartial support to colleges, providers, and partners within the further education and skills sector.

Our
Mission

To be recognised for the provision of high quality and responsive services, professional development, projects, partnerships and awarding services that enable our employees, members, customers and partners to meet the needs of learners, employers and the communities they serve.

Our
Values

Working together, to do the right thing, using the most effective approaches to deliver outstanding results.

Collaboration. Integrity. Creativity. Quality.

FOR OVER 100 YEARS

For over 100 years, emfec has worked to support colleges, providers, and partners within the further education sector. emfec began in 1912 as the East Midlands Education Union (EMEU), formed as a direct response to the National Board of Education’s withdrawal of Science examinations in 1899. Eleven local authorities were represented at the inaugural meeting. Despite opposition from the Board of Education, examinations were re-established. This victory was the first of many accomplishments, demonstrating how a collective voice can affect positive change in the interest of learners.… read more