Equality, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programme (SGC COUNCILLORS ONLY)

Webinar: Microsoft Teams, Teams
Event Tutors
HR Workforce Development
Admin Contact
HR Workforce Development (HRWorkforceDevelopment@southglos.gov.uk)
Target Audience
target audience
Event Types
Course categories
Councillor Development
Councillor Development subcategories
South Glos Councillors
Event description
This introductory course explores the key themes of equality, diversity, equity and inclusion. It includes analysis of the key themes and what they mean in practice. It includes an overview of equalities legislation, explores the barriers faced by equalities communities and groups and provides an opportunity to embed the course themes into practice.
Learning outcomes
• Create a safe learning environment to explore attitudes, beliefs and values
• An open, reflective and objective space
• Time for discussion and self-reflection
• Cover key equalities legislation
• Help to make equality, diversity, equity and inclusion relevant to you

• Overview of equalities law, duties and responsibilities
• Case studies and case law
• Definitions of terms including: direct and indirect discrimination, discrimination by association and perception, harassment and victimisation
• Definitions of positive action, positive discrimination, reasonable adjustments and occupational requirements
• Language and its impact
• Why representation matters
• Introduction to cultural competence
• Introduction to intersecting identities
• Introduction to unconscious bias
• Putting equalities into practice
Start Date
Wednesday 10 November 2021
End Date
Thursday 11 November 2021
Closing Date
Tuesday 9 November 2021
17:00 - 19:00
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event