The Board are responsible for managing and conducting the College and ensuring that the College provides (either by itself or by arrangement with any other person) suitable and efficient further education to students. This includes approving the strategy of the College, ensuring that the College strategy is achieved, monitoring performance of the College and ensuring there are adequate systems of control and accountability.
The Board also has various committees to assist it in meeting its responsibilities and to enable specific aspects of College performance to be considered by those with particular expertise.
The Audit Committee has the responsibility to review and monitor effectiveness and financial control, value for money, risk management, internal and external audit activity as well as continuous improvement.
The Finance Committee has the responsibility to approve, consider and monitor arrangements for financial control, financial management and financial issues connected with College developments.
The Nomination Committee determines the process whereby candidates for membership of the Board are identified and to bring forward proposals to the Board.
The Remuneration Committee determines the remuneration and conditions of service for the Principal. Assistant Principals and other staff outwith of the scope of the agreed Joint Negotiation Committee arrangements.
The Learning and Teaching Committee will be responsible for the overview of the strategic planning and provision of Learning and Teaching in the College. The Committee will provide assurance to the Board on the quality and effectiveness of Learning and Teaching, taking account of resource implications and overall impact on the Learner Experience.
The Organisational Change Committee will be responsible for the overview of all aspects of strategic and operational planning relating to the College’s continuing organisational development. The Committee will also provide assurance to the Board on the performance indicators and measurement of success with regard to the performance of the Human Resource and Organisational Development. It will monitor College performance with regard to the development of an inclusive culture where the College’s mission, aims and values underpin everyday work and learning.
The Estates Committee is responsible for strategic oversight of the College estates strategy and ensuring that it is consistent with the overall College strategy.