We pledge to:

  • Inspire and empower young people to get involved in social action.
  • Promote the link between youth social action and employability.
  • Embed social action into our training and apprenticeship schemes.
  • Communicate the benefits of youth social action to our employees and encourage them to volunteer in support of it.
  • Put social action at the heart of my school, college or university.
  • Inspire, empower and reward young people to lead social action.
  • Build strong local partnerships that support youth social action.
  • Ensure that all students at Croydon College take responsibility to contribute to the local, wider and global community as a member of society – as the first Unicef Rights Respecting College in the UK.
  • Develop autonomy in our students and empower them to shape social cohesion in innovative ways, forming collaborative relationships with other communities in order to bring about social change, whilst developing essential skills for life.
  • Acknowledge the democratic process of the college’s representational structure to ensure that all students are responsible for using their voice to take action on issues of concern to them whilst promoting the college ethos that ‘everyone matters’.