The Role of the Governing Body
East Durham College is a Further Education College and has a Governing Body, sometimes referred to as a 'Corporation'.
The main purpose of the Governing Body is to decide the overall strategic direction and educational character of the College and ensure its overall well-being and financial solvency. More specifically, the Governors are responsible for:
- Determining and reviewing the educational character and mission of the College and for the oversight of its activities
- Publishing arrangements for obtaining the views of staff and students on the determination and periodic review of the educational character and mission of the institution and oversight of its activities
- Approving a Quality Strategy for the College
- Ensuring that public money is spent appropriately and the College continues to be financially solvent
- Approving annual estimates of income and expenditure
- Appointing and determining the pay and conditions of service of the College’s Principal, other senior postholders and Clerk
- Setting a framework for the pay and conditions of service of all other staff.
Anyone who is interested in becoming a Governor at East Durham College, or who has any queries in connection with the above, should contact:
Clerk to the Corporation
East Durham College
Or email: Samantha.Pritchard@eastdurham.ac.uk or call on 0191 518 8272.