What our priorities are

Strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews.

Annual report and Self Assessment Report
  1. The current Annual Report is available to view or download from the College website.  This report is supplemented by our Equality and Diversity Annual Report.  Reports for the previous year are also available on the website, click here.
  2. To view the current Self-Assessment Report please click here.
Corporate and business plans

The current Strategic Plan is available to view or download from the College website.

Teaching and Learning Strategy /Academic and Quality Standards
  1. To view the College’s strategies and policies on Teaching and Learning and Assessment Strategy please click on the following links:

Teaching and Learning and Assessment Strategy
Teaching and Learning and Assessment Policy

  1. To view how the College monitors its academic quality and standards please click on the following links:Teaching and Learning and Assessment Policy

Teaching and Learning and Assessment Policy
Peer Observation Procedure
Initial Assessment Procedure
Internal Quality Assurance Assessment Handbook 2015-16
Higher Education Policy and Procedure for the Accreditation of Prior Learning

External review information

The College is subject to inspection by Ofsted of its further education provision. The following reports are available on the Ofsted website at www.ofsted.gov.uk

Ofsted full inspection October 2012
Ofsted monitoring visit March 2016

The College’s higher education provision is subject to inspection by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). The following QAA reports on City College Plymouth are available through the QAA website www.QAA@ac.uk:

Higher Education Review April 2015
Integrated Quality and Enhancement Review (IQER) March 2011

Corporate Relations

The College has many links with employers and sponsors, in both the public and private sectors, and these links contribute to the development of learning programmes which ensure that the skills required by employers are matched to the skills provision of the College as far as possible.  The College works with local Employer Advisory Boards to ensure that a close dialogue is maintained.

Government and regulatory reports

The College is subject to a number of external reviews and regulatory reports from bodies such as Ofsted, QAA and the Skills Funding Agency (SFA). See external review information above. The SFA reviews financial management and governance.