Bexley College

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Corporation, Committees & Minutes

The Corporation is responsible for the overall functioning of the College.

Corporation

In general terms, it is responsible for the quality of service that the College offers to learners and the local community, as well as the College’s financial health and strategic direction.

The Corporation comprises 10 members (plus 2 Student Governors) drawn from a range of backgrounds and experience. The membership reflects the varied communities which the College serves.

The Corporation is a large team with a broad blend of skills. The Corporation meets monthly to consider strategic developments, systematic monitoring of College and Management performance and prescribed compliance reports. The thrust of the Corporation’s work is outward looking and primarily future orientated in forming strategies as well as providing accountability for past activities of the College.

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The following Committees assist the Corporation in carrying out it’s work

Audit Committee

The objective of the Audit Committee is to advise the Corporation on the college’s systems of internal control, risk management and (corporate) governance arrangements.

The scope of the Committee’s work includes working to continuously improve the effectiveness of the College’s internal controls and increasing public confidence in the objectivity and fairness of the Corporation’s financial reports and in the quality of the College’s overall corporate governance.

The Committee also advises the Corporation on the appointments of the College’s internal and financial statements auditors. The work of the Audit Committee is undertaken through a schedule of reviews covering such as the College’s financial statements, the way in which the financial management process operates, student record information, franchising, and a range of other areas.

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