Equality & Diversity at Coleg y Cymoedd
At Coleg y Cymoedd we are committed to promoting Equality and Diversity so that all staff, students and visitors to the College can be confident that they will be treated with dignity and respect.
We do not tolerate harassment, victimization or discrimination. We aim to maintain a culture inclusive of all section of society which is free from discrimination and unfair treatment.
The Equality Act (2010) uses the term 'Protected Characteristics to describe who is protected by law. The protected characteristics for further education institutions are
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This section provides links to specific areas of Equality and Diversity activity including our current policies and our Equality objectives.
- Equal Opportunities Policy
- Anti Age Discrimination Policy
- Religion & Belief Policy
- Transgender Equality Policy
- Useful Links and Resources
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Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme
Coleg y Cymoedd is a proud member of the Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme.
Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme is Britain's good practice forum that promotes equality in the workplace for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees and students and brings together the UK's top employers to promote diversity.
The Diversity Champions programme promotes a good working environment for all existing and potential staff and students and helps to ensure equal treatment for those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
Our membership of this programme supports our efforts to make the College an inclusive and supportive environment to work, study and visit. We will advance our commitment to ensure sexual orientation equality by:
- Embedding best practice in sexual orientation equality into our policy and practice
- Participating in Stonewall's Workplace Equality Index
- Creating a LGBT staff and learner network
If you would like further information, or would like to become involved in any way, please contact Zoe Wellington on 01443 653618 or Zoe.Wellington@cymoedd.ac.uk.
"People perform better when they can be themselves" - Stonewall
Working Forward Initiative
Coleg y Cymoedd is a proud member of the Working Forward initiative developed by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
By joining Working Forward we have pledged to work towards making our workplace the best it can be for pregnant women and new mothers.