Best Practice in Equality and Diversity Training
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 25

Kevin Marron Learning & Development Manager PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 63 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Best Practice in Equality and Diversity Training. Heinz Equality and Diversity. Kevin Marron Learning & Development Manager. Overview of Content. Underpinning Principles Resources and Sources Reacting to change and developments Working with LCC Questions. Underpinning Principles.

Download Presentation

Kevin Marron Learning & Development Manager

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Kevin marron learning development manager

Best Practice in Equality and Diversity Training

Heinz

Equality

and

Diversity

Kevin MarronLearning & Development Manager


Overview of content

Overview of Content

  • Underpinning Principles

  • Resources and Sources

  • Reacting to change and developments

  • Working with LCC

  • Questions


Underpinning principles

Underpinning Principles

  • Raising awareness (unconscious incompetence)

  • Providing evidence (headlines and facts to make it real)

  • Challenging stereotypes and assumptions

    (but respecting that others have their own point of view)

  • Examining legislative contexts and backgrounds (The imperatives) e.g

    • Existing, new and evolving legislation

    • Equality standard

  • Avoiding mistakes and/or litigation

  • Accepting that equality and diversity is far more complex than it seems

  • Setting the Standards, challenging complacency & Making change happen


Making it

Making it…

  • Interesting, where people learn new things

  • Meaningful for your audience (the pitch)

  • Factual and surprising (and not patronising)

  • Aligned with the wider context for the UK and the organisations culture and policies

  • Win hearts and minds

  • Encourage people to explore their own values and beliefs

    Which may ultimately

  • Influence behaviours and attitudes


Roots the heart and mind of the matter

Roots(The heart and mind of the matter)


Roots

Roots

Political persuasion

Education

Intellect

Upbringing

Beliefs

Location

Sexual orientation

Faith or religion

Age/Experience

Personal values

Ethnocentricity


What the training is not realistically designed to achieve

What the training is not realistically designed to achieve………


Churning out perfectly balanced diversity friendly people

Churning out perfectly balanced, diversity friendly people…..


Not about

Not about………

  • Instant changes in personality

  • Unravelling personal perceptions

  • Turning people into a predetermined model

  • Dismissing deeply held personal views

  • Political correctness

  • Vilifying individuals


It is however about

It is however about….

  • Encouraging you to confront your own prejudices, assumptions and personal reactions

  • Exploring how we all benefit by valuing diversity and treating people equally (common sense approaches)

  • Highlighting what your authority is trying to achieve (and why) and gaining your commitment

  • Pointing out your personal responsibilities and the part you have to play

  • Demonstrating what can happen if we don’t get it right

  • Allowing for discussion, questioning and debate


Raising awareness unconscious incompetence

Raising awareness(unconscious incompetence)

  • Shift understandings and perceptions

  • Share the wider contexts and fundamentals of Equality and Diversity

  • Points of interest and fascination

  • Introduce some reasons for why we are all different and demonstrate why this is important

  • Introduce a global, local and individual focus


Encouraging blue sky thinking

Encouraging Blue Sky Thinking


Testing popular belief and assumptions

Testing popular belief and assumptions

The user friendly Quiz…………..


Providing evidence headlines and facts to make it realistic relevant remembered

Providing evidence headlines and facts to make it realisticrelevantremembered


Challenging headlines

Disability discrimination case, man wins £6800

The Big Gay Catholic Adoption

Agency Debate

I was fired…for

being too young

RACIST GANG ATTACK MAN A Spanish man was racially abused and assaulted as he walked home from a night out in Lincoln.

I'm not racist, says TV's Goody

I apologise to anyone I offended

Xmas party comments cost

Lincoln man his company

Challenging headlines


Kevin marron learning development manager

CANDIDATES ARE TO BE ANNOUNCED 09:45 - 23 October 2007 Candidates were due to be announced today to contest the seat of county councillor Edward Bliss, who died last month.Seven candidates so far have announced they will stand for the Heighington and Washingborough seat, and the final list will be published today.Candidates who have declared include Michael Clayton, who stood unsuccessfully for the BNP in the last local elections, and Tory North Kesteven district councillor Ron Oxby.


Kevin marron learning development manager

Local Authority Equality standards 5 Levels

Achieving and

reviewing

outcomes

Commitment to a

Comprehensive

Equality Policy

Assessment and

Consultation

Information systems and

monitoring against

targets

Setting equality objectives and targets


Specifically for lcc

Specifically for LCC

  • Local policies and procedures

  • Progress vis a vis the equality standard

  • Diversity training strategy incorporating the learning and development plan

  • Core (mandatory) element of the councils competency framework

  • Integral part of the fabric of the councils activities

  • Risk register for non compliance


Back pocket stuff

Back pocket stuff

  • Allthorpe’s theory of antilocution

  • The 7 challenges of diversity

  • Local and wider research

  • An ability to avoid the red herrings

  • A readiness to challenge positively


Resources and sources

Resources and Sources

  • CIPD, EHRC, ACAS, DTi, I&DeA

  • Legislation and policies, guidance and support

  • The experiences of the group

  • The culture and aspirations of the organisation

  • Case studies and tribunals

  • Learning resource organisations and current research


Striking the balance

Striking the Balance

  • Common sense

  • Difference and needs

  • Legislation

  • Guidance

  • Support

  • Understanding and Education…………..

  • Leading to change !!


Reacting to change and developments

Reacting to change and developments


Shift happens

Shift Happens

The ever changing and evolving world of equality and diversity

No matter how qualified or experienced you think you are… tomorrow hasn’t happened yet !

e.g UK age demographic


Summary

Summary

  • Underpinning Principles

  • Resources and Sources

  • Reacting to change and developments

  • Working with LCC


Questions

Questions


  • Login