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Freedom of Information - (Part B)

Areas

  • Lists and Registers
  • Any information we are currently legally required to hold in publicly available registers

Sub Areas

5. Our policies and procedures

  1. Policies and procedures for conducting college business
    Codes of practice, memoranda of understanding, procedural rules and standing orders
  2. Procedures and policies relating to academic services
  3. Procedures and policies relating to student services
    Policies and procedures that apply to student admissions and registration, accommodation, management of the student records system, the assessment of external qualifications, internal student complaints and appeals and code of student discipline
  4. Procedures and policies relating to human resources
    Range of human resource policies such as generic terms and conditions of employment, collective bargaining and consultation with trade unions, grievance, disciplinary, harassment and bullying, public interest disclosure, staff development (including induction, appraisal, promotions)
  5. Procedures and policies relating to recruitment
  6. Code of conduct for members of governing bodies
  7. Equality and diversity
    Policies, statements, procedures and guidelines relating to equal opportunities
  8. Health and safety
  9. Estate management
  10. Complaints policies and procedures
    Including requests for information and operating the publication scheme
  11. Records management and personal data policies
    Including requests for information and operating the publication scheme
  12. Charging regimes and policies
    Statutory charges for information routinely published, stating what costs are to be recovered together with the basis on which they are made and how they are calculated

5. Our policies and procedures


5.1. Policies and procedures for conducting college business
Description
Document outlining the rules of conduct for staff and students of the College, and including the Code of Discipline (related 5.1, 5.2)
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5.2. Procedures and policies relating to academic services
Description
Document outlining the rules of conduct for staff and students of the College, and including the Code of Discipline (related 5.1, 5.2)
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Document outlining the academic regulatory framework, including procedures for dealing with cheating and plagiarism
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Description
Document outlining the academic regulatory framework, including procedures for dealing with cheating and plagiarism
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5.3. Procedures and policies relating to student services
Description
Document outlining the procedures by which students are chosen for admission to the College's academic programmes
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Title
Governance of the Northern College
Description
Diagram showing student representation within the framework of governance of the Northern College (related 1.4, 5.3)
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File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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Residential Agreement
Description
Document outlining rights, responsibilities and entitlements of full-time residential students in respect of their occupation of College residential accommodation
Availability : Please Ask
File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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Adult Education Bursaries (A guide to applicants for courses at the long-term residential colleges)
Description
Booklet outlining the fee structure and bursaries available to students
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File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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Northern College Diploma Guide
Description
Guide to the structure and content of the Diploma course (related 5.3, 7.1)
Availability : Please Ask
File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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Northern College Short Course Handbook
Description
Document outlining general rights, responsibilities and entitlements of students on short courses (related 5.3, 7.1)
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Fee : Yes
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Description
Document outlining the process to be followed in the event of a complaint or grievance on the part of a student or other user of the College. (5.3, 5.10)
Please also see Complaints against Providers Leaflet from the Skills Funding Agency.
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Fee : No
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Title
Learner Support Fund Policy
Description
Guide to the process by which students may apply to the Learner Support Fund for monies (for Learning and Skills funded students only)
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File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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Student Services Leaflet
Description
Document outlining the support available to students through the department (related 5.3, 7.2)
Availability : Please Ask
File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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Title
Counselling Leaflet
Description
A guide to the counseling service available to College students and staff
Availability : Please Ask
File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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Title
Student Charter
Description
Document outlining general rights and responsibilities of Northern College students
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File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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Description
Document outlining the support available to students with disabilities or learning difficulties
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Fee : No
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Additional Support Procedural Arrangements
Description
Document outlining the process by which students are considered by additional learning support
Availability : Please Ask
File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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Children's Centre Leaflet
Description
Document outlining the services available through the Northern College Children's Centre
Availability : Please Ask
File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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Title
List of Student Union Officers
Description
Current list of holders of Student Union Officer posts
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File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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Description
Policy outlining Safeguarding within the College
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5.4. Procedures and policies relating to human resources
Description
Policy's on the procedure for recruiting new members of staff and the process involved.
Linked Policy:
Recruitment of Ex Offenders Policy
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Fee : No
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Salary Grades
Description
Universities Staff Salary Scale for Academic and Academic-Related Staff (related 2.5, 5.4)
Availability : Please Ask
File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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Salary Grades
Description
Local Government pay scales for residential and administrative staff (related 2.5, 5.4)
Availability : Please Ask
File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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Contracts
Description
Academic contract detailing the terms and conditions of employment for academic staff
Availability : Please Ask
File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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College Organisation Chart
Description
Chart defining the College structure and hierarchy (related 1.2, 5.4)
Availability : Please Ask
File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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Induction
Description
The process which all new employees undergo within the first term of their work for the College
Availability : Please Ask
File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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Description
Procedures to follow should a member of staff or student suspect that members of staff are involved in illegal activity involving the College
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Policy and procedures for dealing with complaints relating to harassment
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Policy and procedures relating to disciplinary matters
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Description
Policy on the procedures to follow in the event of an employee having a grievance
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Description
Policy defining what the appraisal process involves and documents relating to it
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Policy on the College's commitment to developing its staff and the procedures to follow when applying to attend internal or external courses
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Description
Document outlining the College's health and safety policy, procedures and statement of intent under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (related 5.4, 5.8)
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Description
Single Equality Scheme demonstrating the College's commitment to diversity and equality of opportunity.
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Policy outlining acceptable use of facilities by employees and the monitoring thereof
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Document outlining entitlement to travel and subsistence payments and the procedures for claiming re-imbursement
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Agreed terms on which the College consults with the unions on College and union matters
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Description
Document detailing the Anti-Bribery Policy
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Fee : No
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5.5. Procedures and policies relating to recruitment
Description
Policy's on the procedure for recruiting new members of staff and the process involved.
Linked Policy:
Recruitment of Ex Offenders Policy
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Fee : No
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5.6. Code of conduct for members of governing bodies
Description
Document outlining the standards to be adhered to by staff and Governors in line with the Nolan Standards in Public Life Report
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Description
Document outlining the standards to be adhered to by staff.
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5.7. Equality and diversity
Description
Single Equality Scheme demonstrating the College's commitment to diversity and equality of opportunity.
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File Type : Online Document
Fee : No
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5.8. Health and safety
Description
Document outlining the College's health and safety policy, procedures and statement of intent under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (related 5.4, 5.8)
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Fee : No
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5.9. Estate management
Title
Property Strategy
Description
Document outlining the College's strategic objectives in relation to the management, maintenance and acquisition and disposal of property (related 2.3, 5.9)
Availability : Please Ask
File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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Title
Environmental Policy
Description
Document outlining the College's Environmental Policy
Availability : Please Ask
File Type : Paper
Fee : Yes
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5.10. Complaints policies and procedures
Description
Document outlining the process to be followed in the event of a complaint or grievance on the part of a student or other user of the College. (5.3, 5.10)
Please also see Complaints against Providers Leaflet from the Skills Funding Agency.
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File Type : Online Document
Fee : No
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5.11. Records management and personal data policies
Description
Document outlining the College's Policy and procedures on data protection
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Fee : No
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Description
Document outlining the responsibilities of all users of the College's ICT facilities
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5.12. Charging regimes and policies
Title
Charging Policy
Description
Printed information is charged at 3p per sheet plus the cost of postage
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