Addressing Discrimination in School Matters
Every student has the right to an education free from discrimination and prejudice that provides equal opportunities to learn. Unfortunately, sometimes individuals or systems may act in ways that violate this rights.
- • Exploring the meaning of prejudice and discrimination in broader terms, to include sex, race, disability and age. What may constitute discrimination in schools.
- • Awareness of socially excluded groups
- • Explore how prejudice and discrimination impacts the development of young children.
- • Help develop techniques in anti-discriminatory practice.
- • Have a basic understanding of the EU legislation and UK Equality Act (2010).
- • Explore examples of how equal opportunities policies can work in practice.
- • Bullying around racism, religion and culture.
- • Implementation of strategy for both prevention and intervention of discrimination.
- • Support for those at the receiving end.
- • Challenging those who are responsible.
- • Improved competences, linked to the participants’ professional profiles:
- • Increased English language skills.
- • Increased awareness of prejudice, discrimination and racism.
- • Increased analytical skills.
- • Increased knowledge of different ways how to meet the needs of the disadvantaged.
- • Increased ability to develop prevention and intervention strategy to tackle racial discrimination in education.
- • Increased awareness of European Regulations and
- • Increased awareness of UK Education system and methods used in UK schools.
- • Increased knowledge of new methods and approaches.
- • Greater understanding and responsiveness to social, linguistic and cultural diversity of Europe and local area.
- • Increased motivation and creativity in daily work.
Discrimination occurs when people are treated unequally or less favorably than others because of some real or perceived characteristic.
Legislation in the UK and other EU countries prohibits discrimination in education and supports inclusive education.
The EU countries also have obligations under international human rights law to provide inclusive education for all children.
Finding ways to fight or prevent discrimination is essential to ensuring students’ educational opportunity.
Confronting discrimination can be challenging and intimidating, but it is critical to safeguarding students’ rights to learn.
The training will be of interest to those wishing to develop knowledge and skills to support effective anti discriminatory practice and promises to provide many practical and thought provoking examples.
This course takes a refreshing look at the subject of discrimination and equality with an interactive session that aims to encourage a greater understanding of the subject.
Broader understanding of practices, policies and systems:
Better quality of the work through:
Methods used:Combination of methodology sessions, case studies, practical activities in the field and visits to local schools.
How to Apply?
POSSIBLE Source of FUNDING
Erasmus+ Mobility project for school education staff under Key Action 1 (staff training) follow the link here: Opportunities for staff
Who can take part?Staff in charge of school education(teaching and non-teaching, including school managers, heads, etc.), working in the sending school(s)as well as other educational staff (school inspectors, school counsellors, pedagogical advisors, phychologists, etc.) involved in the strategic development of the sending school(s).
Eligible countries:All EU countries and former Yugoslav, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Republic of Macedonia, Norway, Turkey and Iceland).
When & How to apply:Applicants (any organisation working in adult education field) have to submit their grant application by
2 February at 12:00 (midday Brussels time).
Please, do not hesitate to contact us if your school would like to take part in the proposed trainings. Send your express of interest email to: