What do we mean by College and British Values? What are they? Why do they matter?
These are the key questions that needs to be considered for this tutorial session. Work through the videos, images and articles on this page including completing the Teams form available in the usual way before your formal tutorial session. There are prompt questions to help guide your thinking. You may choose to have the form open whilst you do this in order to make notes of your thoughts as you progress.
Tolerance and Respect are considered fundamental values for both the college and the country. The college’s Code of Conduct for Students goes into depth on what this means.
Democracy and the rule of law are a part of everyday life in the UK. They govern how we operate as a society and the framework we all rely on. Democracy is also present in the college eco-system. The linked article from Chatham House provides some insight into the importance of democracy.
John Stuart Mill is well known for his writing in On Liberty. Watch the video from BBC Radio 4 to get a snapshot of Mill’s beliefs (the harm principle).