City College Plymouth is governed by the College Corporation. The Corporation is accountable for the quality of the service we provide to our students and how we manage their welfare. It is also accountable for the financial health of the College, including making sure that public funds are managed appropriately. The College Corporation’s responsibilities are laid out in its Instrument and Articles of Government.
GOVERNANCE AT CITY COLLEGE
Board of Governors
The Corporation is responsible for the following:
- defining the College’s strategy – setting aims and objectives
- determining and periodically reviewing the educational character and mission of the College and the oversight of its activities
- making sure the Principal and staff are accountable for how the College is run
- monitoring and evaluating the College’s performance
- playing a part in appointing senior College staff and setting the framework for the pay and conditions of more junior staff
The Corporation is accountable for the College’s financial position and use of public funds, the quality of the education it provides and its wider contribution to the community it serves. To help fulfil these duties, the Corporation takes account of the views of many different stakeholder groups, including students, staff, employers and the local community.
The Chair of Governors is Richard Stevens. You may contact Richard via the Director of Governance, by e-mailing Laura Sadler at email@example.com.
The Corporation normally meets six times a year, including two strategy days. The Audit Committee meets termly. There are other constituted committees and the Board is currently reviewing how and when they operate. Whilst this is considered, the whole Board is meeting once a month during term time to address all required business.
If you wish to obtain any copies of the minutes, you may do so by contacting the Director of Governance, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Access to meetings
Members of the public, including representatives of the press or media, will not be admitted to meetings of the Corporation Board or its committees. In exceptional circumstances, the Corporation or committee may decide to allow public attendance for all or part of a particular meeting. Attendance at Meetings Policy Note: Members of the public are defined as anyone who is not a member of the Board, Director of Governance or any student, member of staff or officer invited by the Chair to attend for a specific purpose.
Anyone is entitled to be provided with a copy of the approved Governing Body minutes and of its committees, provided they do not contain confidential information. If you wish to obtain any copies, you may do so by contacting the Director of Governance, Laura Sadler, e-mail: email@example.com.
Corporation Board Minutes
Reports and Financial Statements
Instrument and Articles of Government and Standing Orders
Chair of Governors
Managing Director – Plymouth Citybus Ltd
Vice Chair of Governors
Partner – Westcotts Chartered Accountants & Business Advisers
Chief Executive / Principal
City College Plymouth
Manager – Furzehatt Nursing & Residential Home
Legal Director – Foot Anstey LLP
HR Business Partner – University of Exeter
Chief Executive Officer – The Box, Plymouth
Head of Economy, Enterprise & Employment – Plymouth City Council
Police Officer – Devon & Cornwall Constabulary
Programme Lead, Marine Engineering/Naval Architecture & Marine Autonomy – City College Plymouth
Student Experience Manager – City College Plymouth
Student Governor – City College Plymouth