EFC rules

Overall rules

At European Film College, we have a clear set of rules and procedures. All students and employees are made aware of these rules.

- We have no tolerance for sexual harassment, bullying or discrimination.

- Sexual relationships between students and teachers/staff are not acceptable.

- Sexual relations between students must be consensual as defined by Danish law.

- We do not accept the use of illegal drugs.

What do to?

Below you can read what the options are, if a student or employee at European Film College experience bullying, sexual harassment or negative acts.

1. Inform the alleged harasser that the conduct is unwanted and unwelcome. IF possible.

However, sexual harassment, bullying or negative acts may occur in unequal relationships and it may not be possible for the victim to speak up and inform the alleged harasser.

2. If informing the alleged harasser is not possible or ineffective, the student / employee has following options:

- Go to the Principal

- Go to the Vice Principal

- Contact the psychologist in EFCs Go-To arrangement (this will be handled with absolute confidentiality by the psychologist)

- Contact the Team Teacher

- Use an external complaint mechanism, for instance Aarhus Center for Sexual Assault.

Procedures

These are possible procedures for dealing with sexual harassment, bullying or negative acts at European Film College. The person experiencing the harassment can choose between these options. One option does not outrule another.

All complaints of sexual harassment, bullying or negative acts will be takenseriously and treated with respect and in confidence. 

No one will bevictimised for making such a complaint. The designated staff/psychologistwill help the victim to journalise the facts about the incident(s) and informabout the informal or formal complaint procedure.

The victim's choice will respected.

1. Formal procedure: 

Individual dialogue with the staff/psychologistand the victim followed by individuel dialogue with the staff/psychologist and the accused individual. 

2. Informal procedure: 

Individual dialogue with the staff/psychologistand the victim followed by a managerial collective statement to all students, teachers and staff about (un)acceptable behaviour, without reference to the individual case.

3. Rehabilitation: Psychologist etc.

Possible sanctions

These are the possible sanctions in case of sexual harassment, bullying or negative acts at European Film College.

1. Behaviour-corrective talk with the person who has behaved inappropriately.

2. Mediation.

3. Warning.

4. Expulsion.

5. Police involvement / police report.