Education Scotland Review

Newbattle Abbey College was reviewed by Education Scotland w/c 9 November 2015. The review team observed college classes and interviewed staff, students and external stakeholders. The review report was published on 15 January 2016.

The report concluded that “the college is successfully maintaining its role as Scotland’s national adult education residential college while increasingly meeting the needs of its local communities. Newbattle Abbey College has in place effective arrangements to maintain and enhance the quality of its provision and outcomes for learners and other stakeholders.” This is the highest level statement Education Scotland can award to a college when carrying out a review. The report also cited strategic partnerships as an example of excellent practice.

The full Education Scotland Review for Newbattle Abbey College is available here.

College Publications

Evaluative Report 2017-18
Strategic Plan 2016-2020
Performance Indicators 2017-18 and Context Summary.
Annual Report on Institution Led Review of Quality 2014-2015
Final Signed Accounts 2017 – 2018
Outcome Agreement 2017-18
Gender Action Plan (compiled from the contents of the college’s 2017-18 Outcome Agreement)
Corporate Parenting Plan

Board of Directors

List of current members
Register of Interests
Agenda and Minutes of Board Meetings
Agenda and Minutes of Audit Committee
Agenda and Minutes of Learning and Teaching Committee
Agenda and Minutes of Planning and Resource Committee
Effectiveness Review Report 2017
Board Development Plan 2017-18


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