Diversity issues

Creating an inclusive environment
To understand the common issues in further and higher education to design inclusive support services, develop accessible campus environments and make everyone feel welcome at your institution.
Elements from the guideline: • Accessible campus: The physical environment can create barriers for staff and students. Understand what these barriers are, and how to alleviate them as far as possible • Providing support: How to support specific groups to staff and students • Promoting good relations: Fostering good relations can promote tolerance and respect for diversity across staff and student bodies. Higher and further education institutions have a legal duty to protect their staff and students from discrimination and harassment and to foster good relations between different groups of people with protected characteristics. • Tackling sexual harassment and violence: How higher and further education institutions can protect their students from harassment and abuse.ble adjustments and inclusive education environments.
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Research environment
Diversity issues
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Pre-graduate students
Post-graduate students
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RPO senior management staff (Rectors, Deans)
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System (macro level)
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