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E-Learning - Data Protection

This engaging course explains what the key differences are between the old data protection regime and the new one. It also explains why and how the law has changed and what the improvements are. The course also talks about why it is important to keep personal data secure, the improved rights for individuals and the consequences should you not keep personal data secure.

Practioners will learn:

  • About the GDPR and the new Data Protection Act
  • The key differences between the current data protection regime and the new one
  • The primary aim of the new legislation
  • Who the legislation applies to and how they will be affected
  • What is meant by personal data and special category data
  • Why protecting personal data is important
  • What the core data protection principles are
  • The improved rights for individuals
  • The new conditions for consent
  • Who administers the penalties

Suitable for those who work with or can access personal data and/or sensitive personal data.  

This course provides a good grounding in data protection for anyone that deals with the general public and their information.

E-Learning - Unconscious Bias

This course gives a clear insight into the development and impact of unconscious bias, and provides an understanding of the benefits of awareness.

Some of the topics covered in this course include:

  • What is bias?
  • Unconscious bias
  • Where unconscious bias can have an effect
  • Social labelling
  • Stereotypes
  • The Equality Act 2010
  • Protected characteristics
  • How do we develop biases?
  • Social learning theory
  • The labelling theory
  • Self-fulfilling prophecy
  • The influence of social media
  • Types of bias
  • How bias affects the business
  • How bias affects workers
  • Issues of bias in education
  • How to address unconscious bias
  • Employer’s responsibilities
  • Whistleblowing

Practitioners will:

  • Understand how to be more in control of your own unconscious biases
  • Be able to identify bias and consider the effects on yourself and others
  • Know the different types of unconscious bias
  • Identify ways to reduce unconscious bias, including in the workplace
  • Understand the legislation surrounding unconscious bias

Suitable for all, this course provides information and advice to help employees become more aware of their own unconscious biases, as well as for employers to minimise unconscious bias in the workplace.

E-Learning - Equality and Diversity

Maintaining an awareness of issues surrounding equality and diversity is essential to any organisation. This revealing course is split into four modules to thoroughly explore the issues involved and their relevance to us all, including protections laid out in the Equality Act 2010. 

With this course you will learn inclusion in terms of equality and diversity and the universal benefits of promoting an inclusive workplace. The course discusses protected characteristics and explains the problems surrounding prejudice and discrimination.

Some of the topics covered in this course are:

  • Equality
  • Diversity 
  • Understanding inclusion 
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission 
  • Promoting inclusion 
  • Diversity and equal opportunity 
  • Impact of social exclusion 
  • Benefits of inclusion 
  • Who’s responsibility? 
  • Legislation 
  • Reflection  
  • Prejudice or discrimination? 
  • Dealing with prejudice 
  • Promoting anti-discrimination in the workplace 
  • Valuing diversity 
  • What does anti-discrimination mean in practice?
  • How do you behave?
  • Dealing with disabilities 
  • The Equality Act 2010 
  • The difference a view can make 
  • Dealing with race, religion and ethnicity 
  • Minority ethnic groups in organisations 
  • Promoting race equality 
  • The legislation on race equality 
  • Religious discrimination 
  • Types of racial and religious discrimination 
  • Sexuality and gender 
  • Sexual discrimination and sexual orientation discrimination 
  • How can you promote inclusion?
  • The effects of homophobic bullying
  • How to promote inclusion

Practitioners will:

  • Explore the concepts of equality and diversity and their relevance to wider society
  • Recognise inequality and its impact
  • Identify challenges relating to equality and diversity faced by organisations
  • Know the benefits of a diverse workforce
  • Gain an overview of the Equality Act 2010 and the protection it provides
  • Explore the role of human rights in achieving equality
  • Learn to recognise and tackle discrimination
  • Explore ideas surrounding inclusion and their impact
  • Define what inclusion means in terms of equality and diversity
  • Know the advantages of an inclusive workplace
  • Recognise ways you can improve your own behaviour and practice to promote inclusion and challenge prejudice

Suitable for any workplace or training setting, this course can form part of an induction programme for new starters and also for those wishing to improve their knowledge and continue their professional development.

E-Learning - Bullying and Cyberbullying

Bullying is a universal issue that can affect anyone, from families, to schools and communities. Cyberbullying in particular is on the rise, and it's impact can be severely damaging and far-reaching.

This course explores the negative effects of bullying in any form, and teaches positive strategies and solutions for those working with young people who experience bullying.

Some of the topics covered in this course are:

  • The extent of the problem
  • Definition of bullying 
  • Types of bullying 
  • Motivations 
  • Who is bullied 
  • Why young people think they are bullied 
  • Who becomes a bully 
  • Where does bullying happen 
  • Signs of bullying 
  • What to do if a child is being bullied 
  • What to say 
  • Child’s Response 
  • Signs a child is bullying others 
  • Bullying Roles 
  • What can be done? 
  • Local Authority responsibility
  • The effects of cyberbullying 
  • Prevalence 
  • Definition of cyberbullying 
  • What constitutes cyberbullying 
  • Cyberbullying as a method 
  • Who becomes a cyberbully 
  • Cyberbullying and the law 
  • Bystanders
  • The role of social media 
  • Impact and reasons for impact 
  • How to respond to a disclosure: advice, report 
  • The role of schools and the police 
  • Anti-cyberbullying code - Stop, speak, Support

Practitioners will learn:

  • The definition of bullying and cyberbullying
  • The different types of bullying
  • How to recognise the signs a person is being bullied, or bullying
  • The technology and methods used by cyberbullies
  • What to do if you suspect a child is being bullied or cyberbullied

All practitioners who work with children, young people and their families.

This course can form part of an induction programme for new starters and also for practitioners wishing to improve their knowledge and continue their professional development.

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