Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement (FREDIE)


Welcome to the Bradford College Investors in Diversity assessment student survey.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to be able to directly help improve Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement (FREDIE for short) in your organisation.

These terms have been defined below. Please take a moment to read these definitions before starting the survey.

Fairness - Being reasonable, right and just

Respect - Having due regard for feelings, wishes and rights of others

Equality - Where every person has equal rights and every person has a fair chance

Diversity - Diverse means different. We are all different so diversity includes us all. The concept of diversity encompasses understanding, acceptance and respect

Inclusion - Where every person feels respected, valued and that they fit in with the organisational culture

Engagement - Two-way commitment and communication between an organisation and its employees

The Equality Act 2010

The Equality Act 2010 is a law that covers issues around equality and diversity. The legislation established legal protection for the nine highlighted characteristics, which are identified as:
  • Age
  • Disability
  • Gender reassignment
  • Marriage and civil partnership
  • Pregnancy and maternity
  • Race
  • Religion and belief
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation