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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

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Middlesbrough College Group is committed to providing an environment in which there is equality of opportunity for all members of its community. Our commitment for equality, diversity and inclusion ensures that all who learn and work at Middlesbrough College Group, and potential applicants to the College, are treated fairly and valued for their talents and ability, in all aspects of its activities as an employer and provider of education and training.

Equality and Diversity Strategic Plan and Objectives
Middlesbrough College recognises its legal and moral obligations to:
  • Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and any other conduct prohibited by the Equality Act 2010
  • Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it
  • Foster good relations between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it

All Middlesbrough College services, programmes and operations reflect our commitment to and implementation of equality, diversity and inclusion. This is reflected in our core values of driving inclusion and promoting mutual respect and wellbeing for all.


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are promoted across the College through:
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion strategic and operational committees 
  • Equalities Co-ordinator and departmental staff Equality Champions 
  • Networks for students and staff who share protected characteristics 
  • Achievement of awards and quality standards 
  • Induction, training and continuous professional development of staff 
  • Marketing materials 
  • Induction training for students 
  • Thrive tutorial programme and enrichment activities for students 
  • Additional learning support for students 
  • Student Union Officers – Equality, Anti-bullying, Health and Wellbeing 
  • Celebratory and awareness-raising events linked to the College’s equality and diversity calendar 
Read the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Statement Policy
For further information, please contact Lin Barry by emailing, Workforce Development & Equalities Co-ordinator.

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