Equality and Diversity

Middlesbrough College aims to be one of the leading organisations for equality and diversity and acknowledges that equality of opportunity and the recognition and promotion of diversity are integral to its success.

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 and Diversity are promoted across the College through:

  • Governance and College Leadership Team
  • Achievement of awards, kite marks and equality standards
  • Training and continuous professional development of staff
  • Marketing materials
  • Equality champions
  • Equality & Diversity Strategic & Operational Committees
  • Advantage Programme for students
  • Additional learning support for students
  • Student Sabbatical Officer and Student Reps
  • Induction of staff
  • Induction of students
  • Enrichment activities
  • Celebratory and awareness-raising events linked to the College’s Equality & Diversity calendar
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Gender Pay Gap Report

Gender Pay Gap Report

MSEN-booklet

Special Educational Needs Guide

Special Educational Needs Guide



View all of Equality & Diversity documents, below:

Disability Statement
Equal Pay Statement
Equality & Diversity Strategic Overview
Equality Statement & Policy
Staff Bullying Leaflet
Staff Bullying and Harassment Policy
Staff Diversity



For further information please contact Lin Barry, Workforce Development & Equalities Co-ordinator.


BIG Award Middlesbrough College
Dyslexia Friendly Middlesbrough College
Disability confident committed Middlesbrough College
Equality Standard Gold