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Undergraduate student

Equality & Diversity

Autism Awareness
Aimed at: All staff
Duration: 3 hours
Overview: To provide staff with an introduction to autism and raise awareness and understanding as to how the higher education environment impacts on autistic students. An interactive session with top tips for supporting students to enable their successful participation and engagement on their course. Developed in conjunction with the National Autistic Society.
Available Sessions
Scheduled dates to be confirmed. Location: Venue to be confirmed

Introduction to Disability Awareness
Aimed at: All Staff
Duration: .5 hours
Overview: This is an online module, accessible via the Training Library in the People Development Online system. The module aims to raise awareness of disability legislation and disability related issues in a HEI. By completing the module you will have a greater awareness of your role in relation to supporting disabled students and a greater understanding of support available to disabled students attending Leeds Beckett University .
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Introduction to Unconscious Bias
Aimed at: All colleagues
Duration: 1 hour
Overview: This is an online module, accessible via the Training Library in the People Development Online System. The module explains what bias is and where it comes from. It looks at how bias impacts the people we work with, how it affects the decisions we make and what you can do to minimise the negative consequences of bias. This module is a short introduction intended for completion by all staff. For those wishing to explore the subject further, and for anyone taking part in recruitment or promotion panels, an additional intermediate level module is available - Unconscious Bias : Intermediate Level
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Mediation Skills
Aimed at: All staff
Duration: 1 day
Overview: This session will identify the causes and cost of conflict in the workplace and explore a range of mediation skills. During the session you will have the opportunity to practice skills in a safe environment and increase your awareness of the in-house mediation service.
Available Sessions
Scheduled dates to be confirmed. Location: Venue to be confirmed

Unconscious Bias: Intermediate Level
Aimed at: All colleagues
Duration: 1.5 hours
Overview: This is an online module, accessible via the Training Library in the People Development Online system. This intermediate level module will give you the opportunity to think about situations where your own unconscious bias might affect your ability to make objective decisions or judgements and aims to help you understand: that we are all biased, the subconscious nature of bias, that bias can impact all the decisions we make and how to manage bias. This is a stand-alone training product which has been purchased from Skill Boosters and should take between 60 and 90 minutes to complete. The scenarios are all office-based but the principle applies equally in an academic environment. The material is divided into sections and does not have to be completed in one sitting so progress can be saved and returned to at a later time (within a month of starting the module).
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