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Training and Development

Below are some of the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion resources available to Warwick Staff.

It is important to refresh your equality and diversity training/knowledge every few years, as terminology, legislation, particularly in this area, change constantly.

Diversity in the Workplace E-Learning Module

This module is designed to assist all staff in carrying out their roles within the University and understanding the relevant legislation in this field. By the end of the session you will understand:

  • the key legislation in this area
  • how to approach equality issues in the workplace

We recommend that you revisit this module every 3 years to refresh your knowledge.

ED&I Induction

The ED&I Team hold termly induction sessions for all new staff to hear about the work the team do, an overview of ED&I initiatives and how you can embed this into your role. The session is suitable for all staff at all levels, and is an opportunity for new staff to meet others from across the institution.

Disability Awareness Moodles

Disability confident

Enabling people to move from disability awareness to disability confidence is an important part of building an inclusive workplace and improving customer service.

Disabled Adventures in Customer Service

In this course we tke a look at customer service from the perspective of disabled customers and service users through the experiences of a group of disabled professional comedians from the comedy collective Abnormally Funny People.

Disabled adventures in work and recruitment

This course takes a humorous look at the world of work and recruitment from the perspective of disabled people through the experiences of a group of disabled professional comedians from the comedy collective Abnormally Funny People.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Network

All staff are welcome to attend the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Network (EDN) where they can receive updates on forthcoming events, new/existing resources that are available, what E,D&I projects are being undertaken and any other relevant topics.

Video Resources

A range of video resources are available to support colleagues at Warwick in understanding and engaging with key issues of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

Recruitment and Selection E-Learning Module

The module is aimed at all staff who are involved in recruitment and selection at the University and is a mandatory requirement particularly for those who have a leadership or management role in recruitment and selection - i.e. Interview Panel Chairs and Panel Members. It is also open to all members of staff.

Disability Awareness

This session is fast-paced, fun, and only 3 hours. This course is designed to remove some of the many misconceptions that people have surrounding disability, and give delegates communication tools, leading techniques (the best and most common ways to lead a blind person) and the confidence to deal with disabled people in the right way.

Unconscious Bias Moodle

The term unconscious bias refers to the way in which the brain routinely and rapidly sorts people into different groups, bypassing normal rational and logical thinking.

The information and online courses in this Moodle are designed to support the understanding and counteraction of such biases.

Mental Health Awareness

This course is open to all staff, in particular those who work with students.

You will learn about some of the factors which lead to the development of mental health difficulties, how to respond appropriately to individuals who are exhibiting signs of distress and also what you can do to improve your own mental health.