Who we are Publications and policies Equality Objectives and Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Policy Equality Objectives Equality objectives were developed in conjunction with staff, students and volunteers at the Orpheus Centre. The lead Director for Equality & Diversity, Moira Lambert, is responsible for delivery of these objectives. Progress will be reported to trustees quarterly and outcomes summarised in our Equality & Diversity Annual Report 2020. Alternative formats: Large print (18pt) or audio (mp3) format of these equality objectives is available by emailing [email protected] Public Sector Equality Duty Objective Protected Characteristic Eliminating unlawful Discrimination Improve open and inclusive culture at the Orpheus Centre. age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity Advancing Equality of Opportunity between different groups of people Move from Disability Confident to Disability Confident Leader. disability Increase the disclosure/participation rates for disabled staff/volunteers. disability Improve the overall completion rate of E&D monitoring. age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity Improve spiritual, pastoral and religious resources for staff and students. religion or belief Improve the accessibility of the Orpheus campus (student-led) disability Fostering good relationships between different communities Improve the diversity of staff, trustees and other volunteers to more closely match the profile of students. age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation There is no Equality Objective on narrowing equality gaps for student outcomes and that is because this is not a major issue for Orpheus. Although the Equality Objectives are dominated by the protected characteristic of disability, that is because this is a key issue for Orpheus to address, following analysis of staff and student outcomes and feedback. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy Read our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy here.