MTF Policy of Inclusion and Diversity

Introduction

1.1 IMTF is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment that values and respects individuals from all backgrounds, irrespective of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or socio-economic status.

1.2 This policy aims to promote inclusivity, celebrate diversity, and ensure equal opportunities for all members of the IMTF community, including students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Non-Discrimination

2.1 IMTF strictly prohibits discrimination, harassment, or any form of prejudice based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or socio-economic status.

2.2 All members of the IMTF community are expected to treat each other with respect, fairness, and dignity, fostering an environment free from bias and discrimination.

2.3 Any incidents of discrimination or harassment should be promptly reported and will be appropriately addressed by IMTF.

 

Recruitment and Admissions

3.1 IMTF is committed to recruiting a diverse and talented student body, ensuring equal opportunities for applicants from all backgrounds.

3.2 Admissions decisions will be based on merit, academic qualifications, and potential, without any discrimination or bias.

 

Curriculum and Pedagogy

4.1 IMTF will strive to provide a curriculum that reflects diverse perspectives and experiences, fostering a comprehensive understanding of different cultures, societies, and global perspectives.

4.2 Faculty members will incorporate inclusive teaching methodologies and resources, ensuring that all students feel represented and engaged in the learning process.

4.3 IMTF will promote interdisciplinary approaches, encouraging the exploration of various disciplines and fostering a holistic understanding of complex issues.

 

Campus Climate and Support

5.1 IMTF will create a campus climate that is inclusive, welcoming, and supportive of all individuals, regardless of their background.

5.2 Support services, resources, and facilities will be available to assist students from diverse backgrounds, including those with disabilities, to ensure equal access to education and participation.

5.3 IMTF will provide training and workshops to faculty, staff, and students on cultural competence, unconscious bias, and promoting inclusivity.

 

Awareness and Celebrations

6.1 IMTF will organize events, seminars, workshops, and cultural celebrations that promote awareness, understanding, and appreciation of diverse cultures, traditions, and identities.

6.2 IMTF will encourage student clubs and organizations to create platforms for dialogue, collaboration, and engagement on issues related to diversity and inclusion.

6.3 IMTF will actively engage with external organizations, networks, and communities to foster partnerships and promote diversity initiatives.

 

Evaluation and Accountability

7.1 IMTF will periodically assess the effectiveness of diversity and inclusion initiatives, monitoring progress and identifying areas for improvement.

7.2 The institution will hold individuals accountable for any behavior or actions that contradict the principles of inclusion and diversity, ensuring appropriate consequences and remedial measures are implemented.

 

Communication and Transparency

8.1 IMTF will communicate its commitment to inclusion and diversity through various channels, including the institution's website, official documents, and internal communications.

8.2 Updates, progress, and achievements in promoting inclusion and diversity will be shared with the IMTF community to foster transparency and engagement.

 

Review and Revision

9.1 This policy will be periodically reviewed to ensure its alignment with the evolving needs and aspirations of the IMTF community.

9.2 Input and feedback from stakeholders will be considered during the review process to enhance the effectiveness and impact of the policy.

 

IMTF is dedicated to implementing and upholding this policy of inclusion and diversity by creating a culture of openness, respect, and collaboration. By adhering to this policy, IMTF aims to create a supportive and enriching environment that prepares students to thrive in a diverse and interconnected world.

This Policy of Inclusion and Diversity serves as a guiding framework for IMTF's commitment to fostering a welcoming and equitable environment. IMTF encourages all members of its community to embrace and embody the principles outlined in this policy, creating a vibrant and inclusive ecosystem that supports the success and well-being of all.

 

Contact

MTF Institute of Management,

Technology & Finance

Av. Duque de Loulé 12,

1050-093, Lisboa, Portugal

Please use our email for any requests:

welcome@gtf.pt

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