No one will be treated less favourably because of their gender, age, race, culture, class, nationality, ethnic or national origins, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or family responsibility.
The Principal, teaching staff and students of E.L.M Academy are committed to the principle of Equality and Diversity.
The policy is designed to:
All potential staff and students will receive fair and equal treatment. All literature will state the College is an Equality and Diversity establishment.
During your induction you will be made aware of the Equality and Diversity statement and what it means for you. When you sign your learning agreement you are agreeing to respect and implement the equal opportunities policy.
Equality and Diversity will be monitored and reviewed regularly. Learners are encouraged to provide feedback and become involved in the process.
PROCEDURES FOR DEALING WITH DISCRIMINATION
If you feel you are being discriminated against you can discuss the situation in confidence with your tutor.
If you prefer, you can discuss the situation with another member of staff in total confidence.
EQUALITY & DIVERSITY POLICY STATEMENT
E.L.M Academy is committed to the principles of Equality & Diversity in all aspects of College life and activity. The aims of these principals are that no one person is to be treated less favourably than another on the grounds of social class, sex, race, colour nationality, ethnic or racial origin, family commitments, sexual orientation, disability, age, religious or political beliefs or trade union activity, or is to be disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justified.
For its part, the College will keep under review all policies, procedures and practices to fulfil the principles of equal treatment. In the event of any conflict, the Equality & Diversity Policy will prevail.
All members of the College and its agents together with all those involved in College activities, whether academic, administrative or commercial, are required to conduct themselves in accordance with this Equality & Diversity Policy and to have responsibility for their own actions