Skip to 0 minutes and 0 seconds Equality, diversity and inclusion encompasses respect, understanding, kindness and acceptance, and taking the time to learn about EDI can be transformative for all of us. I’m Professor Belinda Colston and I’m the director of the Eleanor Glanville Institute at the University of Lincoln. In our society everyone has the right to be treated fairly with dignity and respect. These are our human rights. This course will help you to understand the psychology and social functions of bias, types of bias, and the ways in which bias can affect our decision making.
Skip to 0 minutes and 36 seconds We’ll look at what it means to be an ally and how the power of allyship can be used for equality, diversity, and inclusion, and we’ll take time to consider the social and psychological aspects of fitting in, and the ways in which microaggressions impact our sense of belonging and well-being. The course will explore equality, diversity and inclusion. That’s EDI from a range of different perspectives. You’ll explore key concepts and build your understanding of EDI so that you can improve your own practice in your professional life. If you’re looking to develop your knowledge and awareness of EDI, or if you’re looking to develop the EDI awareness within your organization, then this is the course for you.
Skip to 1 minute and 17 seconds There’s no prior knowledge required before joining the course. Just an eagerness to learn and an open mind. Everyone can benefit from developing their awareness of diversity and we’re excited to invite you along on this learning journey.