New College Durham Policies

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New College Durham Policies

New College Durham Policies


What are our policies and procedures?

Conducting College business
Audit Code of Practice
Financial Memorandum and Funding Agreements
Instrument and Articles of Government
Learning & Skills Act 2000
Public Interest Disclosure Policy – available from
Governance Documents

Academic services
The documents not linked to below are available from

Academic Appeals Regulations
Academic Assessment Appeals Procedure
Academic Policy Development Framework
Academic Regulations for the Award of Foundation Degree
Section A: Regulatory Principles Governing the Award of Foundation Degree
Section B: Regulations Governing the Design, Validation, Approval and Review of a Foundation Degree
Section C: Regulations Governing Assessment and Progression
Section D: Regulations relating to External Examiners
Section E: Regulatory Principles Governing Recruitment and Admission to Programmes
Accreditation of Prior Achievement Policy
Admissions Policy
Admissions Policy (Higher Education)
Assessment Policy
Careers Education, Information and Guidance Policy
ILT Policy
Maths and English Policy
Modifications to an Award Policy
Procedure for Supporting Transgendered Students and Staff
Observation of Teaching and Learning Policy
Quality Assurance and Improvement Policy (OfSted)
Quality Assurance of Teaching,Learning and Assessment  Policy
Research Ethics Policy
Student Engagement Policy
Teaching Learning and Assessment Policy
Withdrawal of Awards/Qualifications Policy

Student services
The documents below are available from

Academic Malpractice Policy
Academic Malpractice/Maladministration Policy
Attendance Policy
Behaviour Policy and Procedures for Students under 16 at NCD
Careers Education, Information and Guidance Policy
Functional Skills Policy
Guidance and Procedures for Dealing with Cheating and Plagiarism
HE Academic and Pastoral Support Policy
HE Admissions Appeals Policy
HE Admissions Appeals Procedure

HE Admissions Appeals Application
HE Public Information Policy
Learner Behaviour Policy
Learning Support Policy
Prevent and CSE
– Barnardos leaflet on CSE for parents and carers
– Barnardos leaflet on CSE for young people
– Parents Guide to Extremism and Radicalisation
Prevention of Bullying Policy – Learners
Procedures for Dealing with Bullying Incidents or Concerns
Safeguarding Policies and Procedures
Student Disciplinary Code
Student Disciplinary Procedure
Student Feedback Policy
Tuition Fees Policy
Tutorial Policy

Human resources
The documents below are available from

Adoption Policy
Anti-Bribery Policy
Appraisal Principles and Guidelines
Competence Procedure
Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Policy
Criminal Records Bureau Enhanced Disclosure Service Utilisation Policy
Disciplinary Policy & Procedure (Staff)
Discretionary Benefits payable on Redundancy and Termination in the Interests of Efficiency of the Service Policy
Flexible Working Procedure
Grievance Policy & Procedure
Job Evaluation Appeals Process
Job Share Policy
Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement
Joint Consultative Committee Constituition Policy
Lifelong Learning Policy
Managing Stress at Work Policy
Maternity Guidelines
Paternity Guidelines
Pay Policy
Performance Monitoring for Probationary Employees
Prevention and Management of Substance Misuse Policy
Prevention of Harassment, Bullying & Victimisation in the Workplace Policy
Public Interest Disclosure Procedure (“Whistleblowing”)
Recruitment & Selection Procedure
Redeployment & Redundancy Policy
Senior Post Holders and Corporation Secretary Disciplinary Procedure
Shared Parental Leave Policy
Sickness Absence Policy
Single Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Scheme
Special Leave Policy
Staff Appraisal Guidelines
Trade Union Facilities Agreement

Equality and diversity
Equality & Diversity at New College Durham

Health and safety
The documents below are available from

Health & Safety Policy
Health & Safety Policy Manual
Health Improvement Strategy

Estates management
Estates Charter
Estates Strategy
Disposal of Electrical Waste Guidelines: Small Appliances
Snow Removal

Complaints Form

Records & information management
Acceptable Use Policy for ICT
Student Guide on Acceptable Use of IT Facilities
CCTV Policy – available from Health&
Confidential Waste Disposal Guidelines
Copyright Policy
Data Protection Policy

Policy on Management and Monitoring of Electronic Communications, Internet and Telephones

Fileplan – available from

Freedom of Information Policy

ICT Business Continuity Plan – available from
ICT User Management Procedure – available from
Information Security Policy
Payment Card Security Policy
Records Management Policy
Records Manual
Use of Electronic Signatures Policy
VLE Policy (under review – due September 2016)
Web & Intranet Management Policy