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Creating Equity At Work

Creating Equity at Work Training is a one day course introducing and exploring ways to create an inclusive and equitable environment at work.

As a result of the training you will be able to:

  • Apply tips to counter or reduce your Unconscious Bias
  • Demonstrate allyship with colleagues from liberation groups
  • Articulate your learning to others to challenge oppressive or discriminatory behaviours and attitudes

Who should attend:

Any staff or officers employed by the students' union

Course Information:

Date Location Course timings Registration deadline
13 June 2018 NUS London, Macadam House, 275 Gray's Inn Road, London, WC1X 8QB 9.15am - 5pm Registration is now closed
16 August 2018 NUS Macclesfield, Ian King House, Snape Road, Macclesfield SK10 2NZ 9.15am - 5pm Registration is now closed
25 October 2018 NUS London, Macadam House, 275 Gray's Inn Road, London, WC1X 8QB 9.15am - 5pm Registration is now closed
5 March 2019 NUS London, Macadam House, 275 Gray's Inn Road, London, WC1X 8QB 9.15am - 5pm Registration to open shortly

Price:

£85 - Full delegate

£65 - Limited number of spaces are available for FE and Small and Specialist Institutions.

Additional Information:

Impact of training for individuals and organisations:

  • More equitable and inclusive work place practices
  • Reduced barriers to employment and progression
  • Increased confidence with addressing equality, diversity and inclusion issues
  • Improved understanding and sensitivity towards a diversity of staff
  • Improved organisational reputation
  • Improved staff satisfaction and engagement

As a part of the training you will:

  • Recognise the importance of creating an inclusive and equitable environment for colleagues and for the organisation.
  • Differentiate between Liberation, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (LEDI) and clarify what they mean within the student movement.
  • Explore how the concepts of power, privilege and oppression manifest in everyday life.
  • Reflect on the impact unconscious bias can have and identify methods to counter your biases.
  • Identify how to support colleagues from liberation groups.
  • Assess what actions you can take to remove barriers faced by different groups entering and thriving in the workplace

NUS 100:

This course is all about students’ unions being diverse, inclusive and equitable organisations, supporting them to attract and retain outstanding people.

What people say about this course:

'I strongly agree that I feel more equipped to contribute to an equitable work environment.'

'As a direct result of this course I will be a better ally.'

'The course was really engaging and useful - thank you!'

'As a direct result of this course I will engage more with our members to ensure our policy work represents them better.'

'This course exceeded my expectations!'

Email:

If you have any queries or problems please email learningdevelopment@nus.org.uk

Have a large group of staff to train? 

To save you time and money, we can deliver bespoke training at your workplace. To find out more please viisit www.nusconnect.org.uk/learning-academy/in-house-training or email learningdevelopment@nus.org.uk