Information Publication Scheme

Overview
As well as responding to requests for information, Cleveland College of Art & Design publishes information proactively. We do this using the model publication scheme produced by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The scheme sets out our commitment to make certain classes of information routinely available, such as policies and procedures, minutes of meetings, annual reports and financial information. Please use the menu below to navigate through the publication scheme. If there is information you require that is not available on any of the pages, please email foi@ccad.ac.uk with details of your request.
Complaints Procedure
The College takes its obligations under the Freedom of Information Act very seriously. If, for any reason, you are dissatisfied with the way in which the process has been implemented you may invoke the following Complaints Procedure. The Complaints Procedure is split into informal and formal complaints. The College hopes to be able to resolve most complaints on an informal basis. You are asked to pursue the informal complaints procedure before invoking the formal complaints procedure.
Informal Complaints Procedure
Contact the Vice Principal (Resources) in writing at Cleveland College of Art & Design, Green Lane, Middlesbrough, TS5 7RJ or to foi@ccad.ac.uk. The Vice Principal (Resources) will respond to your complaint within 20 working days and will endeavor to resolve your compliant informally. If you are dissatisfied with the outcome, or do not receive a response within 20 working days, you are entitled to invoke the formal complaints procedure (see below).
Formal Complaints Procedure
If you are dissatisfied with the outcome of an informal complaint, you must make a formal complaint in writing, and provide supporting evidence/paperwork. Address your written complaint to the Principal, Cleveland College of Art & Design, Green Lane, Middlesbrough, TS5 7RJ. If the complaint concerns the Principal, another member of the College’s Senior Management Team will deal with your complaint. The Principal (or alternate) will investigate and respond to your complaint within 20 working days. If you are dissatisfied with the outcome of the College’s formal complaints procedure you may refer the matter to the Information Commissioner at: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Who we are and what we do

Legal Framework
Information about Cleveland College of Art & Design’s legal framework can be found under Legal & Governance web pages.
How the Institution is organised
Location and contact details
Student Activities

What we spend and how we spend it

Funding and Income
Financial statements, budgets , variance reports, Capital Programme/Financial Audit Report
Financial Regulations and Procedures
Staff Allowances and Expenses
Staff pay and grading structures
Procedurement and tender procedures and reports
Contracts

What are our priorities are and how we are doing

Annual reports, corporate and business plans
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Academic Quality and Standards
External and Internal Audit; Review Information
Corporate Relations
Government and Regulatory Reports
College's compliance with its duties under the Equality Act 2010

How we make decisions

Agendas, offers' reports, background papers and minutes
Copies of constitutions and minutes from the following committees are available by following the links below:
Teaching, Learning and other committee minutes
Please email foi@ccad.ac.uk for copies of constitutions and minutes from the following committees: • FE Academic Committee • Equality and Diversity Committee • Safeguarding Committee • Joint Consultative Committee • Health and Safety Committee
Minutes of staff/student consultation meetings
Please email foi@ccad.ac.uk for copies of constitutions and minutes from the following committees: • Staff Consultation meetings • FE student consultation meetings • HE student consultation meetings
Appointment committees and procedures
Please email foi@ccad.ac.uk for copies of relevant minutes from the following committees: • Board of Governors • Academic Board • Principalship If there is information you require that is not available on this page please email foi@ccad.ac.uk

Our policies and procedures

Procedures and policies for conducting college business
Procedures and policies relating to academic services
Procedures and policies relating to student services
Procedures and policies relating to human resources
Pay policy statement
Procedures and policies relating to recruitment
Code of conduct for members of governing bodies
Quality and diversity policies; Equality scheme
Health and Safety
Estate Management
Student Complaints Policy
Record Management and Personal Data Policies
Research Policy and Strategy
Lists and Registers
Please email mailto:foi@ccad.ac.uk for copies of relevant documentation, eg: • Asset Registers • Disclosure Logs • Register of Interests

The services we offer

Information about the services we offer including leaflets, guidance and newsletters
Services for which the college is entitles to recover a fee include: