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Conservatoire Strategy

In this section you will find policies relating to Conservatoire institutional strategy.

Strategic Plan

The Conservatoire’s Strategic Plan for 2013-18 describes how we, as a partnership of schools, aim to contribute even more to the economic, social and artistic success of the UK.

Strategic Plan 2013-18

The Conservatoire’s Strategic Plan for 2013-18 focuses on four strategic aims: Inspirational Learning, Sharing the Benefits, Create Resilience, and Do Something Extraordinary.

Strategic Plan 2013-18

Widening Access and Equality & Diversity

Please see below for policies relating to widening access and equality and diversity.

Guidelines for supporting students in areas relating to equality and diversity can be found on our student support policies page.

Our Access and Participation Plan 2019/20 can be found on our student-related policies page.

Widening Access and Success Strategy
Equality and Diversity Action Plan
Access Agreements

You can view or download the Conservatoire’s Access Agreements for 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 via the links below. These documents are also published on the Office for Fair Access (OFFA) website.

Access Agreement 2018-19

Access Agreement 2017-18

Access Agreement 2016-17

Research and Knowledge Exchange

Please see below for policies relating to research and knowledge exchange.

Higher Education Innovation Funding: Institutional five-year knowledge exchange strategy

Student Engagement Framework

Student Engagement Framework

Human Resources

The Conservatoire’s fourth HR Strategy is intended to address the objectives of the Strategic Plan 2013-2018, the Provisions of the UK Quality Code for Higher Education and the criteria for the award of Taught Degree Awarding Powers as well as prepare for the introduction of the Teaching Excellence Framework.

Human Resources Strategy 2017-2020


Please see below the Conservatoire’s policy relating to Prevent Duty.

Section 21 of the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 (the “Act”) places a duty on certain bodies, listed in Schedule 3 to the Act, to have “due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”. The Act states that the authorities subject to the provisions of the Act must have regard to this guidance when carrying out the duty, including Higher Education Institutions.

Prevent Strategy and Policy