Activate Learning Further Education Corporation
Activate Learning is a Further Education Corporation, registered under the Further and Higher Education Act (1992) on 01 April 2003, as Oxford and Cherwell College. The Corporation was renamed Oxford and Cherwell Valley College on 17 August 2005, and became Activate Learning on 01 September 2013. Activate Learning is an exempt charity under Part 3 of the Charities Act 2011 and until July 2016 was regulated by the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills as Principal Regulator for all Further Education (FE) Corporations in England, and since July 2016 has been regulated by the Secretary of State for Education.
Corporate Governance Structure
The Activate Learning Corporation Board is responsible for providing strategic leadership, oversight and accountability to the Activate Learning group. The Board set the strategic direction of the group and appoint senior post-holders, who are responsible for day to day leadership and management. By setting a clear mission, strategic objectives and robust progress measures, the Board are able to:
- Ensure the solvency of members of the Activate Learning group;
- Safeguard public funds and assets in our care; and
- Ensure sustainable, high quality provision that meets the needs of our local communities.
The Activate Learning Corporation Board have adopted a structure of governance based on a Carver, policy-driven model, and therefore focuses on outcomes and impact (the ‘ends’), whilst ensuring that all other statutory requirements are effectively met.
Framework for Governance