Equality And Diversity – An Introduction training

This Equality & Diversity: An Introduction course marks an essential initiation into the realm of expertise in this specialised field. In today's diverse society, where interaction with children is inevitable across various sectors, grasping the significance of inclusive practices becomes paramount.

Whether you're a teacher, foster carer or social worker, having an understanding of equality and diversity is fundamental in fostering environments where every child feels valued and respected.

Throughout the course, participants will delve into the core concepts of equality and diversity, gaining insights into pivotal legislation that underpins inclusive practices. Furthermore, addressing prevalent issues such as prejudice and discrimination, especially concerning children and young people, forms a central focus.

By exploring strategies to combat bias and promote inclusivity, participants will emerge equipped with the tools to actively contribute to the development of a more inclusive culture within their respective spheres of influence.

This course will cover:
  • What we mean when we talk about equality and diversity
  • The legislation that supports equality
  • The types of prejudice and discrimination that can affect children and young people
  • What can you do in your role to support the development of an inclusive culture
This course has been designed specifically for people who want to know more about how to care in an inclusive way. We have separate courses designed and tailored specifically for those that work in children's services and Education. It will also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about equality and diversity. We can deliver this course either: online, as a webinar, or as a face-to-face programme. If you have your own LMS and would like this course as a SCORM file, please get in touch.
The online version of this course will take 1 hour to complete. The webinar versions are usually 2-3 hours long and face to face delivery will usually be around 4-5 hours.

You can access this course in three ways, as an online course, as a webinar, or with face-to-face delivery.

Online courses come as part of a course bundle with unlimited access for one simple subscription.

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Access this course as part of the following online course bundle(s):

Equality And Diversity – An Introduction eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Equality And Diversity – An Introduction course

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify what we mean when we talk about equality and diversity and the legislation that underpins this
  • Consider what types of prejudice and discrimination can affect children and young people and how this might impact them
  • Identify how equality and diversity can be promoted by governments, organisations and individuals
  • Identify at least one action you are going to take to develop your practice

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