Equality & Diversity

Improving Dogs’ Lives Through Education & Advocacy

Introduction
The DoGenius Ltd is committed to a comprehensive policy of equality, diversity and inclusion for students and prospective students in its admissions policy, in all aspects of its teaching and examining, and in its provision of student services and related facilities. The DoGenius Ltd will ensure that all students are treated equally, irrespective of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, age, disability, political or religious belief, or socio-economic class. The Company’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Policy relating to students is augmented by the Bullying/Harassment Statement and Disability and Neurodiversity Statement.
The Company is committed to a programme of continuous review and action to ensure that these policies remain effective.Access & ParticipationAll reasonable measures will be taken to make the learning resources accessible to all learners.The Company  will recognise and develop the diversity of skills and talents of both learners and staff. Learners will receive a positive welcome from the first point of contact. The Company’s commitment to the equality of opportunity will be central in all publications.Organisations acting as placement or training providers will be informed and expected to observe the Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity PolicyPopulation data and learner statistics will be used to inform planning and to identify opportunities to assist those who are under-represented or excluded, for whatever reason. The DoGenius’s employees will liaise with specialist organisations and community groups to encourage participation from underrepresented groups.
Learning Programme
The Company will reflect the needs and diversity of the community it serves. Educational information, advice and guidance will be available to all learners. Resource materials used to deliver the learning programmes will be free from any discriminatory images and language. The integration of all learners will be encouraged, and individual learning support will be offered, where available. Discriminatory Behaviour
The Company  will  not  tolerate any discriminatory  behaviour, whether intentional or unintentional.Incidents of discriminatory behaviour are a serious matter and will be dealt with appropriately.Information relating to these procedures will be displayed in our centres and referred to in the Bullying/Harassment Statement.
Employee Responsibility
Employees  will  be  made  aware  of  their  responsibilities  for  implementing the Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Policy. Employees will be encouraged to participate in training related to the effective implementation of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Policy.
Monitoring & Evaluation
Monitoring  and  evaluation of  the Equality,  Diversity and Inclusivity Policy will be the responsibility of the Director.Equality, diversity and  inclusivity  will  be a  regular agenda item at all teaching and management meetings.Existing  provision  will  be  continually  reviewed  to  assess  how  it  reflects  the needs of particular groups.
Complaints
Complaints  from  learners  should  be  referred  to  the  Director info@thedogenius.com. Receipt of a complaint will be acknowledged within ten working days and the complainant informed of the outcome within 21 working days. Records of complaints and action taken will be held in a complaints file.
Review
The  Senior  Management  will  report  annually  on  the effectiveness of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Policy.Any  areas  for  improvement  will  be  highlighted  in  our  Self-Assessment Report and appropriate action implemented in the Quality Improvement Plan.

Thank you for choosing The DoGenius
Teresa TylerMA, Grad Dip CBM, Dip CB, RVN. CABDDDirector, The DoGenius Ltd.