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Smart Awards sign the EDI pledge

Published on May 25, 2023

  • As a FAB member we are fully committed to the fundamental principles of ensuring equity and inclusivity for all learners, stakeholders and colleagues across the education and skills system.
  • We will actively push for a systemic shift in the proportion of people from diverse backgrounds who work in, and engage with, vocational and technical education.
  • We will ensure that accessibility, equity, inclusion and diversity are central considerations in the design of all assessments and qualifications. Review mechanisms will include a strong focus on equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • We will refine delivery mechanisms and policies to make them equitable and inclusive; and we will support others at all our touch points to do the same.
  • We will listen to feedback and evidence on our educational outputs and act swiftly upon it to address any concerns related to equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • We will educate ourselves on all forms of discrimination and racism and ensure that our working practices and outputs incorporate this learning.
  • We will develop a roadmap to map our EDI journey, provide accountability, and demonstrating our commitment to change.

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