Unit 204

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Unit 204 equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people.

Outcome 1 understand the importance of promoting equality and diversity in work with children and young people. Identify the current legislation and codes of practice relevant to the promotion of equality and valuing of diversity.
Equality is ensuring individuals or groups of individuals are treated fairly and equally and no less favourably specific to their needs. Including areas of race, gender, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation and age. Promoting equality should remove discrimination in all of the areas described. Bullying, harassment or victimisation are also considered forms of equality and diversity issues. Also making sure
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Its important that we have these guidelines, policies and legislations in schools and organisations as they are there to protect all students and employees. All children have the right not to be discriminated against in any way. Its also partition is encouraged regardless of sex, race, culture or religion. It is important to support participation and equality of access so every pupil has the same opportunities offered to them regardless personal background. describe the importance of supporting the rights of all children and young people to participation and equality of access.
It is very important to support participation and equality of access so that every pupil has the same opportunities offered to them regardless of their background. For us to achieve this we must involve the students in finding out what works well and what doesn’t. I feel that if we involve the students in this process it would not only make them feel more valued but also more confident. The equality act 2000 states that there are seven different types of discrimination which are: direct discrimination: discrimination because of a protected characteristic. Associative discrimination: direct discrimination against somebody because they are associated with another person protected characteristic. This can include carers of
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