British Values

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British Values

We employ the values to ensure our learners are undertaking their studies in a safe, positive and professional environment.

We also apply British Values in our services to:

  • Enable students to acquire a broad general knowledge of and respect for public institutions and services in England.
  • Further tolerance and harmony between different cultural traditions by enabling students to acquire an appreciation for and respect for their own and other cultures.
  • Encourage respect for other people.
  • Encourage respect for democracy and support for participation in the democratic processes, including respect for the basis on which the law is made and applied in England.

Democracy

What does it mean?

People power – all have a role in influencing decision making. Also, involves freedom to express opinions and a willingness to listen to other views.

Where does it apply?

  • Register to vote
  • Research/find out more about political parties/different points of view
  • Exercise right to vote in elections, referendum etc.
  • Electing student reps/participating in Learner Forum
  • Completing Learner Surveys

Rule of Law

What does it mean? 

Laws protect everyone equally, no one is above the law and all are aware of rights and responsibilities.

 

Where does it apply?

  • Driving test/license
  • Health and Safety law e.g. following instructions
  • Equality Act 2010 and preventing discrimination against those with protected characteristics (i.e.. age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation)
  • Learner Code of Conduct
  • Policies covering Safeguarding, Equality, Bullying & Harassment, Prevent and e-safety.

Individual liberty

What does it mean?

Freedom, including the individual’s right to hold beliefs, to act and express themselves as they choose within the law.

Where does it apply?

  • Knowing our human rights and exercising those rights in life, work and training
  • Question what we are told – make own decisions/choices
  • Being allowed to do the things you want (e.g. what we wear, listen to, watch, read, speak about, vote for) whilst respecting the rule of law.

Mutual Respect Tolerance of those with different Beliefs

What does it mean?

Equality and fairness for all regardless of their background or religious beliefs.

Where does it apply?

  • Tolerance and respect for customers/clients with different beliefs (or they may go elsewhere)
  • Tolerance and respect of colleagues at work
  • Tolerance and respect of apprentices in the classroom
  • Policies covering Safeguarding, Equality, Bullying & Harassment, Prevent and e-safety.
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