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The Governing Body is responsible for the overall function of the College. It is responsible for the quality of the service to its students and their welfare, the financial health of the College, the proper use of public funds, and for ensuring the retention and achievement of students – ensuring that students continue their studies and achieve their learning goals.
The legal responsibilities of the Governing Body are set out in the instrument and articles of government. The Instrument of Government covers the membership of the Governing Body, appointment of the Chair, Vice-Chair and Clerk, the eligibility of members and proceedings of meetings. The Articles of Government cover the responsibilities of the Governing Body, the role of the committees, the employment of senior post-holders and staff, student matters and audit arrangements. The College seeks to provide a high quality educational service, which is financially secure.
The policy of the Governing Body is to allow persons who are not committee members to attend Governing Body meetings, as members of the public, although they are not allowed to join in the debate on any item on the agenda. Non committee members are not allowed to attend sub-committee meetings of the Goverrning Body, unless they are co-opted on to the committee.