Fundamental British Values
South Essex College takes every opportunity to promote Fundamental British Values through lessons, tutorial sessions and enrichment activities.
The college values and behaviour policy are based on respect.
The college recently held an excellent learner voice conference which brought all student reps together, they were able to share their own ideas in a respectful environment.
- College values
- Learner voice conference
The college offers a strong enrichment programme which celebrates difference.
The college commits to equality and diversity and runs “Freedom to be yourself” campaigns, there are also student representatives on the college’s equality and diversity board.
- Enrichment team
- Equality and diversity
- "Freedom to be yourself"
Rules of law
The college behaviour policy keeps students safe and ensures standards of behaviour reflects expectations in the workplace.
Staff follow a college code of conduct and the college’s safeguarding team train staff members to make sure they are updated with legislations. The college has excellent links with the local police to ensure safety of all our students and staff when on campus.
- Behaviour policy
- Code of conduct
- Safeguarding team
Tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs
The college’s enrichment and tutorial programme celebrates diverse faiths and beliefs.
The college offers an inclusive environment which provides education to a diverse student population and staff work force.
- Tutorial programme
- Inclusive environment
A student representative is on the whole college board of governors.
We also have student rep positions for each course area, they meet regularly and drive the learner voice forward. The reps have input into change and can raise issues with senior leaders. Every student and apprentice at the college has the opportunity to complete satisfaction surveys on their experience, the collated responses triggers change throughout the college.
- Student reps
- Student surveys