WingsWay Training Institute is committed to promoting equality and diversity, ensuring a culture that actively values difference and recognizes that people from different backgrounds and experiences can bring valuable insights to the teaching and learning environment. We aim to be an inclusive community where diversity is valued, respected and built upon.
- We will proactively communicate the details of this policy to all students, staff and new starters.
- We aim to pro-actively tackle discrimination and ensure that no individual or group is directly or indirectly discriminated
against, for any reason with regard to accessing our services.
- We will break down barriers and ensure equal opportunity and access for all groups
- We celebrate differences and value everyone. Each person is an individual with visible and non-visible differences and by
respecting this everyone can feel valued for their contributions which is beneficial not only for the individual but for the
- We will impartially apply all student-related policies, practices and procedures.
- We will provide equal opportunity to all, allowing students to develop and realize their full potential.
- We will provide an atmosphere of dignity and respect for students at WTI to learn and study in.
Equality & Diversity Policy Statement
WingsWay Training Institute is committed to ensuring:
- That all academic, teaching and administration staff expresses our strong commitment to its full and active
- That We will not tolerate attitudes and behavior that amounts to direct discrimination, associative discrimination,
including harassment or victimization and bullying through prejudice, ignorance, thoughtlessness and stereotyping.
- That success depends on creating a teaching and learning environment which supports the diverse make-up of its staff
- That Non- Compliance of the Policy will not be tolerated from staff or students. Any such breaches will be regarded as
- That Serious offences including harassment, bullying, or victimization will be treated as gross misconduct and may lead
to disciplinary action including dismissal from employment or dismissal from classes.
Forms of Discrimination
- Discrimination may be due to relevant protected characteristics which may include age, disability, gender
reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and
- Direct discrimination occurs when someone is treated less favorably than another person because of a
- Associative discrimination occurs when someone is discriminated against because they associate with
another person who possesses a protected characteristic.
- Discrimination by perception occurs when someone discriminates against an individual because they
think they possess a particular protected characteristic. It applies even if the person does not actually
possess that characteristic.
- Indirect discrimination occurs when a seemingly neutral provision, criterion or practice that applies to
everyone places a group who share a characteristic at a particular disadvantage. Indirect discrimination
may be justified if it can be shown that the provision, criterion or practice is a proportionate means of
achieving a legitimate aim.
- Victimisation occurs when a student is treated unfavorably, disadvantaged or subjected to a detriment
because they have made or supported a complaint of discrimination or raised a grievance.