College celebrates diversity success

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Barnfield College, on New Bedford Road in Luton, is celebrating after achieving the Investors in Diversity Standard at Stage2.

The prestigious award is about creating conditions for promoting greater engagement,communication and discussion with the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI). 

Claire Dores, Vice-Principal for Transforming Equalities and Safeguarding, said: “We are proud to have achieved the Investors in Diversity Award, a prestigious quality mark and an all-encompassing approach to managing equality, diversity and inclusion effectively.

“We are committed to being a College that creates opportunities for people no matter what their circumstances and will continue to make a large investment in raising the awareness of EDI.”

The assessor at The National Centre for Diversity said: “It is great to see the progress made by the College in the last year. The Principal and his new management team have made a positive impact. The survey results have significantly improved year on year.”