What do we mean by Equality and Diversity?
When we talk about Equality we mean the way we treat staff and students at the college- as individuals, ensuring that we provide the right support ,opportunities and access to all services. We recognise as individuals we are all different and we aim to cherish and celebrate these differences. What is the college policy called which covers Equality and Diversity?
The college has a Single Equality Scheme and action plan which is monitored by the college management team and governors.What is the latest legislation relating to Equality and Diversity?
The Single Equality Bill. See www.equalityhumanrights.com
for more details.What are protected characteristics?
Equality legislation identifies a number of groups who are covered under the legislation. These groups are identified as having ‘protected characteristics’. The areas covered by the law are:
-marriage/ civil partnerships
-sexual orientationHow can I find out more about Equality and Diversity at Havering College?
Check out the college’s annual report