May 2017 Diversity Diary


May material includes:

Embedding equality

What does this mean? Are some themes off-limits? Why teach equality and human rights? Useful You Tube resources, sector good practice projects, sharing knowledge, Ofsted and inspection, effective planning, a model for embedding equality.


Pregnancy, maternity and paternity

The Equality Act 2010, rights for employees, teenage pregnancies, sector good practice, useful sources of further information. This is in addition to multi-faith, equality and health and wellbeing reminders.


World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development Sunday 21st May, 2017.


Launched in 2002, this day provides us with an opportunity to deepen our understanding of the values of cultural diversity and to learn to live together better. The ‘Do One Thing For Diversity and Inclusion’ campaign was launched to raise awareness about intercultural dialogue, build a world community and combat polarisation.


Also this month:

  • 1st Action on Stroke Month begins National Walking Month begins

  • 3rd World Press Freedom Day, World Asthma Day

  • 9th Europe Day

  • 31st World No Tobacco Day




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