Full publication scheme

Full publication scheme

This section covers information relating to the way ncn is governed and how decisions are made.

It includes information on the legal status of the College, which individual member of staff or group within the organisation is responsible for specific functions and where they fit into the overall structure of the organisation. In some instances information within this class will be exempt from disclosure where it contains personal information, or information that may damage the commercial interests of the institution or that may threaten the health and safety of specific individuals.

 
 

Class

Description

Manner Available

1.1

Legal framework

Further and Higher Education Act 1992

Office of Public Sector Information

 

 

Instruments and Articles of Government

Office of Public Sector Information

1.2

How the College is organised

Organisational Structure Chart

Available on the College website

 

 

List of Acadamies

Available on the College web site

 

 

Board Structure

Available on the College web site

 

 

Board Membership

Available on the College website

 

 

Terms of Reference for Standing Committees of the Board

Available on the College website

 

 

Corporation Standing Orders

Available on the College website

1.3

Organisations the College works in partnership with

Community organisations

Request the information in writing

 

 

Business organisations

Request the information in writing

1.4

Location and contact details

College campus location maps and directions

Available on the College web site

1.5

Student activities

Students' Union

Available on the College web site

 

 

Enrichment Programme

Available on the College web site

 

What we spend and how we spend it

This section covers financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit. Information which may damage the College’s commercial interests will be excluded from publication.

 

 

Class

Description

Manner Available

2.1

Financial information

Annual accounts 15/16

Available on the College website

   

Annual accounts 14/15

Available on the College website

 

 

Annual budget

Request the information in writing

 

 

Financial audit reports

Request the information in writing

 

 

Capital expenditure budget

Request the information in writing

 

 

Capital programme

Request the information in writing

 

 

Financial regulations including procurement procedures

Request the information in writing

 

 

Staff pay and grading structures

Request the information in writing

 

 

Pensions - details of the local government pension scheme and teachers' pension scheme

Request the information in writing

 

 

Travel and subsistence allowances

Request the information in writing

 

 

Register of Suppliers

Request the information in writing

 

 

Contacts

Request the information in writing

What our priorities are and how we are doing

This section covers information on ncn’s strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews.

 

Class

Description

Manner Available

3.1

Corporation and business plans

Strategic Intent

Available on the College web site

3.2

Teaching and learning strategy / academic quality and standards

Quality Manual

Request the information in writing

 

 

Quality improvement plan

Request the information in writing

 

 

Self Assessment Report

Request the information in writing

 

 

Examination timetable

Request the information in writing

 

 

Examination regulations

Request the information in writing

 

 

List of external examining bodies used by the College

Request the information in writing

 

 

Awarding body regulation

Request the information in writing

 

 

Plagiarism policy and procedures

Request the information in writing

3.3

External review information

Self Assessment Report

Request the information in writing

 

 

Corporation Committees Terms of Reference

Available on College website

3.4

Corporation relations

Links with employers

Available on College website

3.5

Government and regulatory reports

Ofsted Inspection Report 2016

Available online

 

 

QAA reviews of HE provision

Request the information in writing


How we make decisions

This section covers decision making processes and records of decision.
 

 

Class

Description

Manner Available

4.1

Minutes from governing body, academic boards and steering groups

Agendas and public minutes of full Board meetings

Available on College website

 

 

Agendas, public minutes and papers from Standing Committee Meetings

Available on College website

 

 

Academic board

Request the information in writing

 

 

Learner Voice board meeting minutes

Request the information in writing

 

 

Students' Union meeting minutes

Request the information in writing

 

 

Diversity Directorate steering group

Request the information in writing

 

 

Staff Development steering group

Request the information in writing

 

 

Learner Voice committee minutes

Request the information in writing

Our policies and procedures

This section covers information on written protocols and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities.

 

Class

Description

Manner Available

5.1

Policies and procedures for conducting college businesses

Standing orders

Request the information in writing

 

 

Instruments and articles of government

Request the information in writing

 

 

Financial regulations

Request the information in writing

5.2

Procedures and policies relating to academic services

Self assessment report

Request the information in writing

 

 

Complaints procedure for students

Available on College website

 

 

Internal verification and moderation guidelines

Request the information in writing

 

 

Assessment guidelines for higher education students

Request the information in writing

5.3

Procedures and policies relating to student services

Student admissions and enrolment

 

 

How to apply and online application form

Available on College website

 

 

Full-time course fees information

Available on College website

 

 

Funding and fees for part-time courses

Request the information in writing

 

 

Admissions handbook

Request the information in writing

 

 

Fees and enrolment handbook

Request the information in writing

 

 

Data protection guidelines and procedures (under review)

Request the information in writing

 

 

Student discipline

 

 

Student Agreement

Available on College website

 

 

Student behaviour policy

Available on College website

 

 

Alcohol and drugs at ncn policy

Available on College website

 

 

Internet acceptable use policy

Available on College website

 

 

Student complaints procedure

Available on College website

 

 

Procedure for academic and vocational appeals

Request the information in writing

 

 

Student learning and support services

 

 

Additional learning support information

Available on College website

 

 

Counselling services for students

Available on College website

 

 

Nursery services

Available on College website

 

 

Current prospectus and course information

Available on College website

 

 

Accommodation services for students

Available on College website

 

 

Working together to safeguard learners policy

Request the information in writing

 

 

Every learner matters policy

Request the information in writing

 

 

Student liaison

Request the information in writing

 

 

Terms of reference and minutes of Learner Voice Board meetings

Request the information in writing

 

 

Students' Union constitution and minutes

Request the information in writing

5.4

Procedures and policies relating to human resources

Human resources strategy

Request the information in writing

 

 

Generic terms and conditions of employment

Request the information in writing

 

 

Salary scales

Request the information in writing

 

 

Grievance policy and procedure

Request the information in writing

 

 

Disciplinary policy and procedure

Request the information in writing

 

 

Harassment and bullying at work policy and procedure

Request the information in writing

 

 

Capability procedure for staff

Request the information in writing

 

 

Maternity scheme for staff

Request the information in writing

 

 

Sickness absence policy and procedure

Request the information in writing

 

 

Stress management policy

Request the information in writing

 

 

Flexible working guidelines

Request the information in writing

 

 

Occasional work at home guidance

Request the information in writing

 

 

Whistleblowing policy and procedures

Request the information in writing

 

 

Professional development review guidelines

Request the information in writing

 

 

Succession planning guidelines

Request the information in writing

 

 

Corporation induction slides

Request the information in writing

 

 

Staff development plan (included in Quality Manual)

Request the information in writing

 

 

Rolling programme of staff development activity

Request the information in writing

 

 

Recruitment process

Available on College website

 

 

Recruitment guide

Request the information in writing

 

 

Job vacancies

Available on College website

 

 

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) policy and procedure

Available on College website

 

 

ncn factsheet

Request the information in writing

5.6

Code of conduct for members of governing bodies

Corporation code of conduct

Available on College website

 

 

Disability equality scheme

Available on College website

 

 

Disability statement

Available on College website

 

 

Equality policy

Available on College website

 

 

Equality and diversity strategy

Request the information in writing

 

 

Equality and diversity action plan

Request the information in writing

 

 

Race equality policy statement

Available on College website

 

 

Gender equality scheme

Available on College website

 

 

Workforce breakdown by gender, ethnicity and age

Request the information in writing

 

 

Staff and student profiles by gender, ethnicity and age

Request the information in writing

5.8

Health and safety

Occupational health & safety policy and procedure manual

Request the information in writing

 

 

Health and safety service level agreement

Request the information in writing

 

 

Health and safety committee

Request the information in writing

 

 

Disaster management and business continuity plan, policy and procedure

Request the information in writing

5.9

Estate management

Tendering process

Request the information in writing

 

 

Summer works programme

Request the information in writing

 

 

Long term maintenance schedule

Request the information in writing

 

 

Maps of College sites

Available on College website

 

 

Estates services

Request the information in writing

 

 

Facilities and services available on each college site

Available on College website

5.10

Complaints policies and procedures

Student complaints procedure

Available on College website

 

 

Academic and vocational appeals procedure

Request the information in writing

 

 

Freedom of information appeals procedure

Available on College website

 

 

'Getting It Right' leaflet

Available on College website

5.11

Records management and personal data policies

Data protection policy - student data

Available on College website

 

 

Data protection policy - human resources data

Request the information in writing

 

 

Data protection guidelines (under review)

Request the information in writing

5.12

Charging regimes and policies

Fees policy

Available on College website

 

 

Fees remissions policy

Request the information in writing

 

 

Refunds policy

Request the information in writing

 

 

Course fee information

Available on College website

 

 

Reduced or remitted fees information

Available on College website

 

Policies and procedures relating to the environment

Environmental policy

Available on College website


Lists and registers

This section covers information on lists and registers.
 

 

Class

Description

Manner Available

6.1

Lists and registers

Register of interest

Request the information in writing

 

 

Asset register

Request the information in writing

6.2

Disclosure logs

Freedom of Information disclosure log

Request the information in writing

The services we offer

This section covers information about the services we offer, including leaflets, guidance and newsletters.

 

 

Class

Description

Manner Available

7.1

Facilities

College campuses

Available on the College website

 

 

Nurseries

Available on the College website

 

 

Restaurant

Available on the College website

 

 

Hair and Beauty Salons

Available on the College website

7.2

Student Services

Counselling and student development

Available on the College website

 

 

Advice and guidance

Available on the College website

 

 

Careers advice

Available on the College website

 

 

Deaf/hearing impaired access

Available on the College website

 

 

Wellbeing and mental health support service

Available on the College website

 

 

Sexual health clinics

Request the information in writing

 

 

Financial assistance for students

Request the information in writing

 

 

External funding and information links

Request the information in writing

 

 

Academic year calendar

Available on the College website

7.3

Marketing

Prospectuses and online course database

Available on the College website

 

 

Open evenings

Available on the College website

 

 

Higher Education open days

Available on the College website

 

 

Information for overseas students

Available on the College website

 

 

Information for Higher Education students

Available on the College website

 

 

Information for age 16-19 learners

Available on the College website

 

 

Information for employers

Available on the College website

7.4

Public relations

News and events

Available on the College website

 

 

Media releases

Request the information in writing

 

Further Info