Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector Assignment 1

1143 Words Apr 27th, 2013 5 Pages
Understand own role and responsibilities in lifelong learning

May 2013
1.1 – Summarise key aspects of legislation regulatory requirements and codes of practice relating to own role and responsibilities
It is the policy of where i work to treat all job applicants and employees fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, trans-gender status, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, civil partnership status, age or perceived age, race, colour, nationality, national origins, ethnic origin or disability. Through our policy and procedure and the training and development of managers and staff, the company will do all it can to promote good practice in this area in order to eliminate discrimination or harassment so far as is
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* Special Education Needs and Disability Act 2001 – This act establishes legal rights for disabled individuals in pre and post 16 education. Depending on the disability I need to ensure that our Company Policies and Procedures cover this act. For e.g. if training is to be cascaded to teams then the delivery of courses and how these are delivered may need to be bespoke and adapted to any individual need that I identify.

1.2 - Explain own responsibilities for promoting equality and valuing diversity Within my current role it is my responsibility and belief that I am committed to and follow the Companies Equal Opportunities Policy. I assess all job applications and interviews without regard to disability, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief and I ensure I treat everyone as equal and with respect and promote this within my teams and through inductions.
To enable the company to adhere to this Equality and Diversity Policy (E & D) I encourage any prospective employees to complete our company application form which includes questions relating to E & D and are non-obligatory however the information provided enables the company to submit statistics for equal opportunities monitoring.
In any training session that I facilitate I would always promote everyone to be equal. I create a supportive environment with a relaxed atmosphere in which people are encouraged and feel at ease