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Governor Training - Equality & Inclusion

  • In this interactive session you will have the opportunity to explore equality and diversity in a safe environment as well as develop individual skills to understand the benefits of being an ‘Inclusive Organisation’.

 

Introduction

Our communities and population are becoming increasingly diverse. How do we ensure we celebrate and promote this diversity and understand our individual responsibilities in being fair and inclusive?

 

Programme

  • Explore the terms ‘Equality and Diversity’.
  • Introduction to the Equality Act 2010
  • Examine the different types of discrimination.
  • Key obligations and roles and responsibilities
  • Explore Stereotyping and Unconscious Bias.
  • Challenging inappropriate behaviours
  • Facilitator
  • Venue & Travel Information

Safina Nadeem, North West Employers Associate

Safina Nadeem is a highly skilled, experienced and qualified Leadership & Inclusion consultant, with over 20 years of experience in a broad range of sectors. She has extensive experience in the design, delivery and management of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion policies, strategies and large scale organisational change programmes. Her specialist knowledge and expertise is working in collaboration to provide long term strategic solutions around Equality, Diversity and Inclusion alongside developing leadership and culture within organisations.

Safina holds a Masters Degree in Promoting Equality and Managing Diversity and is deeply passionate about embedding EDI into organisational systems and processes, encouraging it to be seen as ‘business as usual’. Safina Nadeem is a highly skilled, experienced and qualified Leadership & Inclusion consultant, with over 20 years of experience in a broad range of sectors. She has extensive experience in the design, delivery and management of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion policies, strategies and large scale organisational change programmes.

Her specialist knowledge and expertise is working in collaboration to provide long term strategic solutions around Equality, Diversity and Inclusion alongside developing leadership and culture within organisations.

Safina holds a Masters Degree in Promoting Equality and Managing Diversity and is deeply passionate about embedding EDI into organisational systems and processes, encouraging it to be seen as ‘business as usual’.

She has designed and facilitated a wide range of programmes and learning interventions including Bullying and Harassment, Unconscious Bias, Cultural Competence and Inclusive Engagement.

Safina is currently Chair of the Greater Manchester Equality Diversity & Inclusion Network, a network of cross-sector EDI professionals working across systems.

She has recently been recognised in the Northern Power Women Future List 2018, which highlights influencers, leaders and change makers of the future

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How to get here

By Road: The Rochdale campus is 2.6 miles from junction 20 off the M62. Follow the signs for Rochdale town centre

By Rail: Rochdale train station is a ten minute walk from the Rochdale Campus through the town centre. It is also a Metrolink station, Manchester’s light railway system, which links Rochdale with Oldham, Bury and Manchester City Centre.

By Bus: The Rochdale bus station is approximately 5 minutes’ walk from the Rochdale campus. There are frequent bus services throughout the borough which terminate in Rochdale.

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