ANGUS COLLEGEPUBLICATION SCHEMEPRODUCED AS REQUIRED BY THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002REVISION APRIL 20091. INTRODUCTION1. Introduction To The PublicationScheme
The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) provides individuals with a right of accessto all recorded information held by Scotland’s public authorities. Anyone can use this right, andinformation can only be withheld where FOISA expressly permits it.Section 23 of FOISA also requires that all Scottish public authorities maintain a publication scheme.A publication scheme sets out the types of information that a public authority routinely makesavailable. This publication scheme has been approved by the Scottish Information Commissioner,who is responsible for enforcing FOISA. We are also obliged to review this publication scheme fromtime to time.The purpose of the publication scheme is to provide you with details of the range of information thatwe routinely publish. The scheme also provides details of how you can access this information andinforms you whether it is free, or if there is a charge for the information.Alongside FOISA, the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (the EIRs) provides aseparate right of access to the environmental information that we hold. This publication scheme alsocontains details of the environmental information that we routinely make available.Where information is not published under this publication scheme, you can request it from us underFOISA or, in the case of environmental information, the EIRs. For further information on accessinginformation not covered by this scheme, refer to Section
11 - How to access information not available under the scheme.
2. About Angus College
Angus College has a history of steady growth since its establishment in 1957. Currently over 11,500students and trainees, (over 1600 full-time students) enrol annually and around 80% of these achievethe qualifications for which they enrol. The College currently employs over 400 staff annually, (254full-time equivalent (FTE)), of whom 131 (FTE) are lecturers and 121 (FTE) are support staff.