BAC is governed by its Council which is composed of the Board of Trustees. The Terms of Reference for the Council are available here. The Council offers strategic leadership and oversight, ensure BAC is fully compliant with its legal obligations, and receive reports from three Committees which have delegated authority to monitor and Implement BAC’s work:
The Accreditation Committee, which receives the reports of inspections and takes decisions on the award or withdrawal of accreditation. It also regularly reviews the standards against which inspectors assess institutional provision. Read the Terms of Reference here.
The Standing Committee, which considers proposals which require Council/ Board of Trustees approval, considers and scrutinises budget proposals, Annual and Strategic Plans and ‘one off requests’ for funding projects requiring use of BAC reserves. The committee will also deal with any matters requiring urgent consideration and/or decision that may arise between meetings of the Council/Board of Trustees. Read the Terms of Reference here.
The Audit Committee, which scrutinises the annual accounts in preparation for their presentation to the Council/Board of Trustees and monitors financial performance and compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements, including ENQA and EQAR. Read the Terms of Reference here.