This area of the site provides information on the governance of the Northern School of Contemporary Dance.
The Northern School of Contemporary Dance was established as a higher education corporation on 27 September 1994 under the Education Reform Act 1988.
The NSCD Instrument and Articles set out the School’s constitution, responsibilities and powers.
Whilst NSCD is a legally autonomous organisation it is also one of eight Schools that work together through a shared consultative and decision-making structure under the auspices of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama (CDD). CDD is a Higher Education Institution and charitable company limited by guarantee and is ultimately accountable for the proper use and stewardship of the public funds it receives on behalf of the eight Schools. http://www.cdd.ac.uk/
The School is an exempt charity under the Charities Act 1993 (later consolidated in the Charities Act 2011).
As an exempt charity the School:
The School’s charitable purpose is the advancement of education, which involves sustaining and promoting teaching, learning and original research.
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Board of Governors
The Board of Governors is responsible for:
Committees of the Board of Governors
The Board has established a number of committees to assist it in effectively carrying out its responsibilities.
Financial Statements 2011 12
Meetings Schedule 2016 17
Becoming a Governor
Due to a number of long standing members coming to the end of their term of office the School is currently seeking to appoint a number of dedicated, self-motivated and talented trustees.
The School is seeking trustees with the energy, skills, expertise and connections to support the achievement of its new strategic objectives and who:
The School is particularly looking for individuals who can offer:
For further information please download the information pack.
The process for the selection and appointment of members is outlined in the document the Procedure for the Appointment of Members of the Board of Governors and its Committees.