Our Values

ARTICULATED VALUES

From our formal missions, FIE has devised specific values which underpin and motivate all aspects our organization. 

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 KNOWLEDGE

& INCLUSIVITY

ETHICS

& HUMAN RIGHTS

SOCIAL & CULTURAL

REFLECTION & ACTION

COMMITMENT

TO THE ENVIRONMENT

  • A recognition of the social, cultural and historical context of knowledge, and of knowledge as socially and culturally constructed and maintained.
  • An understanding of the potential for contribution of non-dominant groups and recognition of their role, power and privilege, within fields of study.
  •  A recognition of issues of social justice at global and national levels.
  • Awareness of ethical implications of personal choice and governmental action.
  •  A heightened awareness of civic and social responsibilities at local and global levels.
  • Developing our understanding, appreciation of and empathy towards diverse cultures and identities.
  • A continued engagement in cross-cultural and multicultural communication.
  • Active engagement with environmental impact.
  • Addressing issues of sustainability and applying initiatives.

 

FIE’s courses reflect an engagement with its values of inclusivity, ethics and human rights, social and cultural engagement, and sustainability.

For information on how each of FIE’s courses maps to these values, please see Charting the Course

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