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eLearning: Equality and Diversity

Maintaining an awareness of issues surrounding equality and diversity is essential to any organisation. This revealing course is split into four modules to thoroughly explore the issues involved and their relevance to us all, including protections laid out in the Equality Act 2010.

With this course you will learn inclusion in terms of equality and diversity and the universal benefits of promoting an inclusive workplace. The course discusses protected characteristics and explains the problems surrounding prejudice and discrimination.

This course is intended for anyone who would like to ...
Course Code: EDU 19/1007

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Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Conditions - Level 1 (EVENT FULL)

“Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them. It is a spectrum condition, which means that, while all people with autism share certain difficulties, their condition will affect them in different ways” (The National Autistic Society, 2016).
https://www.autism.org.uk/about/what-is/asd.aspx

The number of school-age children and young people diagnosed with an Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) continues to rise year on year. It is essential that these indivi ...
Course Code: EDU 20/738

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Session 1Tuesday 11 May 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Tuesday 18 May 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Managing Racism in the Workplace (AfC Staff)

‘Race discrimination, illegal in the UK since 1976, arises when someone is unfairly disadvantaged for reasons related to their race which, for the purposes of the Equality Act 2010, includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins. Caste may also be specifically included in future. To change attitudes, organisations should promote an open culture of respect and dignity for all employees, and value difference.’ (CIPD, 2020)

The workshop will give participants an opportunity to reflect on the construction on ‘race’ and how it influences professional interactions in the workplace. W ...
Course Code: SFVSS 21/056
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Session 1Friday 21 May 202110:00 - 16:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Working with Autistic Spectrum Conditions - Level 2

“Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour. In children with ASD, the symptoms are present before three years of age, although a diagnosis can sometimes be made after the age of three. It's estimated that more than 1 in every 100 people in the UK has ASD. More boys are diagnosed with the condition than girls. (NHS, 2016)”
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/autism/

This course is for practitioners who already possess some knowledge of Autism and are supporting children and young people on the spectrum. This programme wor ...
Course Code: EDU 20/742
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Session 1Thursday 10 June 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Thursday 17 June 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Sexuality and the Workplace (AfC Staff)

‘The number of people identifying as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) has hit a record high in the UK, new figures show.

Data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows the figure increased by 50,000 in 2017, with the proportion of the population up from 1.5 per cent in 2012 to 2 per cent in 2017.’ (Independent, 2019)

The workshop will raise awareness of the continued challenges that impact the LGBTQIA+ community. You will have the opportunity to reflect on your worldview about sexuality and gender. We will deconstruct the discourses in society, which influences thinking, ...
Course Code: EDU 21/351
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Session 1Friday 18 June 202110:00 - 16:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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