The Corporation is the governing body of the college and aims to be open about its work. The minutes of meetings on these pages are a record of business it has conducted and decisions taken.
The Governing Body of Stockton Riverside College is the ‘Corporation’ and it has 16 governor members. It meets six times each year and in between meetings of the full corporation a number of committee meetings take place, where business can be discussed in more detail. The Corporation has given powers to committees to make decisions on its behalf, but there are some decisions which can only be made by the full Corporation.
- 15 December 2016
- 24 November 2016
- 20 October 2016
- 7 July 2016
- 12 May 2016
- 21 April 2016
- 3 March 2016
This committee receives reports from independent auditors who make checks on the college’s business systems to assess whether the college’s systems of internal control are working properly. Auditors also examine the college’s annual financial statements. When auditors make recommendations the committee monitors the implementation of the actions needed. The committee also monitors the way in which the college manages risk and how it ensures it is getting value for money.
- 29 November 2016 (Joint with Finance and Employment Committee)
- 13 October 2016
- 21 June 2016
- 15 March 2016
Standards Improvement Committee
The Standards Improvement Committee oversees the College’s drive to improve quality and monitors the College’s self-assessment process to ensure rigour and the accuracy of the subsequent judgements that are made.
Finance & Employment Committee
This committee monitors the college’s finances and receives regular reports so that it is aware of the college’s financial position. It makes recommendations to the Corporation about financial matters such as setting the budget and the annual financial report. It makes recommendations on the framework for pay and conditions of service for all members of staff and determines the pay and conditions of the college’s senior postholders. It also determines personnel and human resource policies.
Search and Governance Committee
Search and Governance Committee is responsible for advising on the appointment and reappointment of members, the composition and balance of its membership and its committees, and will consider succession planning for the Corporation as a standing agenda item. This committee is key in supporting the ongoing review of effective governance through regular review of meeting evaluations.
This committee advises Finance and Employment Committee on the job description, remuneration and conditions of service of the holders of senior posts and the clerk to the corporation.
(Minutes of this committee are confidential as they include details of individuals’ salaries).