Posts tagged The Equality Act 2010
Inclusive Language: Words to use and avoid when writing about disability

New guidance has been issued by the Department for Work and Pensions to help organisations to ensure that the language used in policies and procedures and language used during customer service interactions complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. The guidance provides employers, managers and HR staff with guidelines to monitor employee behaviour and empowers them to take action when they believe employees are going against those guidelines.

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Neurodiversity in the workplace ACAS Guidance

ACAS have compiled a resource page for employers, HR professionals and line management to find out more about neurodiversity, neurodiverse conditions (dyspraxia, dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia etc) and how they can best support employees through the use of reasonable adjustments, changes in management styles and through direct engagement with employees.

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Equality Act 2010 Reading List - Equality and Human Rights Commission

The Equality and Human Rights Commission have made available to professionals a suggested reading list that they can access to find out more about the principles and ways of implementing the principles of the Equality Act 2010 in order to create more inclusive organisations and services.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission Website Resources - Key Stage 1 and 2

A comprehensive set of resources for use in Key Stage 1 and 2 PSHE, RSE and Citizenship lessons exploring a variety of human rights related topics, including The Equality Act 2010, Influencing attitudes, Prejudice and Discrimination and definitions of Human Rights.

Each session includes a lesson plan, presentation slides and a set of worksheets alongside detailed guidance which includes plenary activities,. homework suggestions and extension activities.

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Autism: A resource pack for schools

This pack, designed by The National Autistic Society, can be of help to any member of staff working in an education setting. It includes information about autism, how it may affect children and young people in education settings, information on strategies, interventions and useful resources from the NAS and other organisations. The pack aims to give teachers greater confidence in working with pupils who are on the autism spectrum.

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Sample Trans Inclusion Kit for Schools - Oxford Safeguarding Children's Bureau

The Trans Inclusion toolkit, designed with the input of trans young people at the Leicester LGBT Centre is a best practice guide which provides schools and other settings with the information and resources required to become a trans inclusive environment.

The toolkit should be used as part of a whole school approach, including staff and governor training and involvement of the wider school community.

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