April 2017 Diversity Diary


April material focuses on disability equality:

  • What is a disability?

  • National demographics, FE and skills statistics

  • Mental health – facts and statistics

  • The ‘social’ and ‘medical’ models for disability

  • Supporting learners

  • Disability equality and inspection

  • FE and skills good practice projects

This is in addition to multi-faith, equality and health and wellbeing reminders.

World Health Day Friday 7th April, 2017

Marks the founding of the World Health Organisation. The WHO Institution says, “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”.

Earth Day Saturday 22nd April, 2017

Marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Do something nice for the Earth, have fun, meet new people and make a difference.


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