Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Lifelong Learning

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Roles, Responsibilities and Relationships in Lifelong Learning. 1.1: Summarise key aspects of legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice relating to own role and responsibilities Government legislation and statutory laws are put in place regulate, restrict, authorise, proscribe, provide, grant, sanction or declare. This takes the form of a law or bill which outlines the legal requirements of an organisation. All organisational policies must be in line with government legislation for example the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the Equality Act 2010 and the Data Protection Act 1998. The Equality Act 2010 which has replaced the Disabilities Discrimination Act 1995. The Equality Act 2010 provides protection…show more content…
Policies and legislations help avoid stereotyping. It is important that individuals, employers and employees comply with both national, local, professional and organisation requirements surrounding Data Protection and Confidentiality so that they are not liable for court action. It also ensures that service provision by organisations is standardised so that all employees and clients are able to work in a safe environment, and feel respected. There are consequences to not complying with the legislation and policies. Non-compliance with the legislation can lead to a variety of consequences for clients, employees, employers and funders. 1) Learners: * Loss of self-confidence through being discriminated against * Loss of faith in the Service * Moral compromise * Direct harm, injury, or death * Rights to compensation 2) Tutors: * Dismissal or disciplinary action taken against them * Loss of income * Loss of employment prospects * Fines or Court action * Morals may be compromised * Direct harm, injury or death 3) Employers: * Reduced income from reduced service use due to lack of confidence in the service * Reduced funding opportunities * Loss of reputation * Loss of quality standards or
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