BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Microsoft Corporation//Outlook 16.0 MIMEDIR//EN VERSION:2.0 METHOD:PUBLISH X-CALSTART:20160801T000000 X-CALEND:20170729T000000 X-WR-RELCALID:{0000002E-C5FA-2A98-B55E-C2944AB9A30E} X-WR-CALNAME:Diversity Calendar 2016-17 BEGIN:VEVENT CLASS:PUBLIC CREATED:20160628T133024Z DESCRIPTION:Multifaith today: Lughnasadh or Lammas (Pagan) The time of the corn harvest when Pagans give thanks to the Goddess for her gifts\nThis we ek is... ‘World Breastfeeding Week’ (- 7th) This WBW 2016 theme will f ocus on breastfeeding in relation to sustainability\, and most importantly to the Sustainable Development Goals.\nMore information at: http://worldbreastfeedingweek.org/\nReminders – later this month:\nInternational Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples (9 /8) International Youth Day (12/8) International Day for the Remembrance o f the Slave Trade and its Abolition (23/8) Women’s Equality Day (26/8)\n This resource is brought to you via a partnership with the FE Providers’ Equality Network and Pinnacle Training S olutions Limited . We would like to acknowl edge the support of the Mental Health and Further Education (MHFE) and The Department for Education ( DfE) although the content does not necessarily reflect their views or opinions.\n DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20160802 DTSTAMP:20160621T134803Z DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20160801 LAST-MODIFIED:20160723T145517Z PRIORITY:5 SEQUENCE:1 SUMMARY;LANGUAGE=en-us:Diversity Today - WBW 2016 TRANSP:TRANSPARENT UID:7a34eed9-3782-48da-9b2a-e447440a89d4 X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

Multifaith< b> today: Lughnasadh or Lammas (Pagan) The time of the corn harvest when Paga ns give thanks to the Goddess for her gifts

This week is... ‘World Breastf eeding Week’ (- 7th) This WBW 2016 theme will focus on breastfeeding in relation to sustainability\, and most importantly to the Sustainable Devel opment Goals.

More information at : http:/ /worldbreastfeedingweek.org/

Reminders – later this month:

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples (9/8) International Youth Day (12/8) International Day for the Rem embrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition (23/8) Women’s Equality Da y (26/8)

This resourc e is brought to you via a partnership with the FE Providers’ Equality Network and Pinnacle Training Solutions Limited. We would like to acknowledge the support of the Mental Hea lth and Further Education (MHFE) and The Department for Education (DfE) although the content does not necessa rily reflect their views or opinions.

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A unique opportunity

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Ultimately\, w e all work within this sector to support people to fulfil their aspiration s. Realising these dreams means they will be living\, studying and working in different areas of the country and around the globe\, liaising with pe ople from a range of backgrounds with a variety of characteristics.

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A n essential part of our job is preparing people for this and equipping the m with the knowledge\, skills and outlook to thrive in these environments. Whatever your role\, you have a unique and precious opportunity to suppor t this process. We hope you will use this resource to refresh your knowled ge and generate new ideas as you strive to embed equality in everything yo u do.

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Reminder – next month: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (September)

\n\n\ n X-MICROSOFT-CDO-BUSYSTATUS:FREE X-MICROSOFT-CDO-IMPORTANCE:1 X-MS-OLK-AUTOFILLLOCATION:TRUE X-MS-OLK-AUTOSTARTCHECK:FALSE END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT CLASS:PUBLIC CREATED:20160628T133024Z DESCRIPTION:The Common Inspection Framework 2015... Did you know? \n\nFrom September\, 2015 inspectors have been making judgements on: \n\n* Ov erall effectiveness \n\n* Effectiveness of leadership and management \n\n* The quality of teaching\, learning and assessment \n\n* Personal development\, behaviour and welfare of learners \n\n* Outc omes for learners \n\nNotification for all types of further education and skills inspections will normally take place up to two working days before the inspection unless the inspection is unannounced. Ofsted reserves the r ight to carry out unannounced visits. \n\n DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20160804 DTSTAMP:20160621T135038Z DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20160803 LAST-MODIFIED:20160629T104917Z PRIORITY:5 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY;LANGUAGE=en-us:Diversity Today - CIF 2015 TRANSP:TRANSPARENT UID:70fb3832-a184-4ad3-8778-0da45e04f2c0 X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n

The Common Inspection Framework 2015... Did you know?

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From Se ptember\, 2015 inspectors have been making judgements on: \n\n

·\; \; \; \; \; \; \; Overall effectiveness

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·\; \; \; \; \; \; \; Effectiven ess of leadership and management

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·\; \; \;&nb sp\; \; \; \; The quality of teaching\, learning and assessment

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·\; \; \; \; \; \;&nb sp\; Personal development\, behaviour and welfare of learners

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·\; \; \; \; \; \; \; Outcomes for learners

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Notification for all types of further educat ion and skills inspections will normally take place up to two working days before the inspection unless the inspection is unannounced. Ofsted reserv es the right to carry out unannounced visits.

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Inspection planning and equality... Will you be prepared?

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Info rmation the lead inspector will wish to see or discuss prior to inspection includes:

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·\; \; \; \; \; \; \; Access to the logs that record complaints\, incidents of poor behaviour\, racist incidents and incidents of bullying or those relating to radicalisation or extremism

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Ofsted and inspection... What will your stakeholder s say about you?

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Learners ’ views are central to inspection. It is therefore important that all le arners have the opportunity to express their views to inspectors. This als o applies to employers and any other key stakeholders. Inspectors will con sider the views of learners\, parents and carers\, and employers as part o f the risk assessment process. They will do this before the inspection and during the inspection. Ofsted’s online questionnaires are intended to g ather the views of learners\, parents and carers\, and employers. Responde nts are able to complete these at any time during the year.

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Reminder in one month: Inte rnational Day of Charity (5/9)

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Ofsted and inspection... What is your data telling you?

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Inspectors will discuss the a chievement of different groups of learners\, such as those previously elig ible for free school meals\, young people in care\, those eligible for hig h needs funding and disabled learners or those with special educational ne eds.

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Inspectors will evaluate learners’\; progress compared with their starting points\, based on their rate of learning\, acquisitio n of knowledge and skills and whether they have achieved their individualised\, challenging targets.

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Reminder –\; In one month: \; International Literacy Day (8/9)

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Today is... ‘International Day of the World's Ind igenous Peoples’

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The theme aims to highlight the importance of implementing the rights of indi genous peoples through policies and programmes at both the national and in ternational level working together towards this common goal with Governmen ts\, the United Nations system\, indigenous peoples and other stakeholders .

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More information at:< SPAN LANG="en-us"> http://www.un.org/en/even ts/indigenousday/

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Does Ofsted have a prefer red teaching style?

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No\, inspectors judge the quality of teaching by its impact on learning. Providers are not expected to use the Ofsted evaluatio n schedule to evaluate teaching or individual lessons\, or to undertake a specified amount of lesson observations. Teaching staff should plan their lessons as usual. Ofsted does not specify how lesson plans should be set o ut or the amount of detail they should contain. Inspectors will not grade observations of learning sessions or assessments.

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Did you know...? Ofsted has scrapped graded lesson observations for inspections.

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Reminder –\; In one m onth: World Suicide Prevention Day (10/9)

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News featu re... Victims of forced marriage to receive lifelong anonymity (Guardian\, June 2016)

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Victims of forced marriages in Engl and and Wales are to be given anonymity for life under amendments to the p olicing and crime bill.

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The new government measure\, modelled on the anonymit y order introduced last year for victims of female genital mutilation (FGM )\, will apply to victims from the time an allegation of forced marriage i s made.

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It mean s any publication or broadcast of information likely to result in identifi cation of a victim to the public will be prohibited in traditional print a nd broadcast media\, as well as social media such as Facebook and Twitter.

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Today is... ‘\;International Youth Day’\;

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Perhaps not the most well-known celebration but raises the profile of i ssues our young people are facing. In the UK there has been much debate on the impact of new equality legislation on the younger generation. To cele brate this occasion you will find more entries focused on young people ove r the week ahead.

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More details on this year’\;s theme at: http://www.un.org/en/even ts/youthday/

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Reminder –\ ; next month (starting 12/9):

Sexual He alth Week and Blood Pressure Awareness Week (-18/9)

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Multifaith today: Feast of the Assumption (Catholic)

< span lang=EN-US style='font-size:12.0pt\;font-family:"Century Gothic"\,san s-serif'>Commemorates the death of Jesus's mother\, Mary\, and her bodily assumption into Heaven

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“\;Being lonely is as bad for your h ealth as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Older people\, who are more likely t o live alone\, or have health conditions that make it harder to leave the house\, are particularly susceptible to loneliness and isolation. But so a re students\, who often move to different parts of the country for univers ity and can have trouble settling in and making friends... One mutually be neficial way of alleviating older people’\;s isolation and helping st udents meet new people is through volunteering”\;.

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How do you promote opportunities like volunteering that will benefit both learne rs and other members of society?

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Article –\; ‘\; Young against old - What’\;s really causing wealth inequality?’\ ; (TUC\, 2015)

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Drawing o n new analysis\, the pamphlet argues that young people’\;s deteriorat ing prospects are a consequence of growing wealth inequalities across UK s ociety. It also shows that tackling these effectively will require a far m ore ambitious and progressive strategy than advocates of cutting pensioner benefits admit”\;. Search for the article title online for more i nformation.

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Reminder –\; in one week:

International Day for Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition (23/8)

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Article –\; ‘\;Five examples of di scrimination against young workers’\;

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This Personnel Today article rou nds up five examples of claims that younger workers could bring: (search f or the article title online for more info)

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1. Treating a young worker differe ntly to an older worker

2. Inappropriate l anguage to describe a young worker

3. Refu sal to pay a young worker the national minimum wage

4. Imposing a job requirement that is too hard for young workers to meet

5. Dismissal of a young worker on the basis of age

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Build something into today’\;s delivery that will help your learners recognise and comb at age discrimination.

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Young people and lawful / unlawful discrimination... Do you know the difference?

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Example – \; unlawful discrimination:

A 16 year- old who applies for a vocational training course to enhance her promotion opportunities within her company. She is refused entry to the company̵ 7\;s training scheme on the grounds that she is too young. Under age regul ations her employer would not be allowed to prevent her from seeking furth er training because of her age.

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Example –\; lawful age discrimination :

A university refuses adm ission to a 16-year-old applicant for a teaching course on the grounds tha t he would be unable to undertake the teaching practice elements of the co urse. This would be a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim an d therefore lawful age discrimination.

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Get inspired –\; FE and Skills equality proje ct:

CG Partnership - Youth and Dive rsity: Our Journey

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The aim of this Partnerships project was to raise vuln erable students’\; awareness surrounding diversity and highlight to t hem the effects that locally active right-wing extremist organisations may have on their community. It also aimed to give them a sense of community- cohesion\, helping them to understand why some organisations can be so far reaching and damaging. For more information search for the project title at http://www.excel lencegateway.org.uk/content/

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How do you sensitively raise awareness of damaging organisations and help protect vulnerable learners?

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Reminders :

In one week - Women’\;s Equalit y Day (26/8)

In one month - th e start of National Eye Health Week (19/9)

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Ofsted good practice case study:

Giving young disabled people a voice in decision mak ing

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The Young Disabled Champions are a group of young people who are amba ssadors for children and young people with disabilities in Birmingham. The y work very effectively to ensure all young disabled people have a voice\, are listened to and influence strategic decision-making and processes acr oss the city. Search for the article title at https://www.gov.uk/ for more information.

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How do you sup port learners with disabilities and other minority characteristics to have their say?

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Grade 1 ‘\;Outstandi ng’\; descriptors... Would Ofsted say this of your provision?

‘\;Effectiveness of leadership and ma nagement’\; (excerpts only)

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“\;Leaders promote equality of oppo rtunity and diversity exceptionally well so that the ethos and culture of the provider counters any form of direct or indirect discriminatory behavi our. Leaders\, staff and learners do not tolerate prejudiced behaviour. Th e promotion of fundamental British values is at the heart of the provider& #8217\;s work”\;

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“\;Learners feel safe and know how to raise concer ns. The provider is proactive in assessing safeguarding risks and taking a ction to prevent them. The provider has a strong track record of raising a wareness among staff and learners of safeguarding issues\, listening to le arners’\; concerns and acting on them”\;

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“\;Leaders’\; wo rk to protect learners from radicalisation and extremism is exemplary. Lea ders respond swiftly where learners are vulnerable to these issues. High q uality training develops staff’\;s vigilance\, confidence and compete ncy to challenge learners’\; views and encourage debate”\;

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Multifaith today: Janmashtami (Hindu)

Hindus celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna

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Grade 1 ‘\;Outstanding’\; descriptors... W ould Ofsted say this of your provision?

‘\;Quality of teaching\, learning and assessment’\; (exerts only)

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“\;Staff are quick to challenge stereotypes and the use of de rogatory language\, including at work. Resources and teaching strategies r eflect and value the diversity of learners’\; experiences and provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of people and communities bey ond their immediate experience”\;

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Reminder –\; in one week: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (1/9) < /o:p>

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Today is... ‘\;Women 's Equality Day’\;

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A day proclaimed each year by the United States P resident to commemorate the granting of the vote to women throughout the c ountry. Women in the United States were granted the right to vote on Augus t 26\, 1920\, when the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution wa s certified as law.

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Reminders –\; in one month:

European Day of Languages\, World Contraception Day (26/9)

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Today is... ‘\;International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition’\;

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A tribute to the nig ht of 22 to 23 August 1791\, when the uprising of slaves took place in Sai nt Domingue and\, led later on the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade.

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Useful link: www.unesco.org

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Reminder: In one month - Jeans For Genes Day (23/9)

Multifaith today: Paryushan (Jain) (-5th)

The most important Jain festival of the yea r

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Grade 1 ‘\;Outstanding’\; descriptor s... Would Ofsted say this of your provision?

‘\;Personal development\, behaviour and welfare’\; (exer ts only)

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“\;Learners discuss and debate issues in a considered way\, sho wing respect for others’\; ideas and points of view”\;

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“\;Staf f and learners deal effectively with the very rare instances of bullying b ehaviour and/or use of derogatory or aggressive language”\;

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“\; Lea rners are safe and feel safe at all times. They understand how to keep the mselves and others safe in different situations and settings”\;

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“\; Learners\, where appropriate\, can explain accurately and confidently how to keep themselves healthy”\;

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“\;Learners have an excellent underst anding of how to stay safe online and of the dangers of inappropriate use of mobile technology and social networking”\;

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“\;The personal and s ocial development of learners equips them to be thoughtful\, caring and ac tive citizens”\;

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Reminders –\; in one week:

< p class=Default>In one week - International Day of Charity (5/9)

In one month - World Heart Day (29/9) < o:p>

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Grade 1 ‘\;Outstandi ng’\; descriptors... Would Ofsted say this of your provision?

‘\;Outcomes for learners’\;

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 220\;Learners are exceptionally well-prepared for the next stage of their education\, training or employment and have attained relevant qualificatio ns\, skills\, knowledge and understanding. They progress to positive desti nations that are relevant to their career plans”\;

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Remind er –\; in one month: The World’\;s Biggest Coffee Morning (30/9)

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Using inspection reports to drive improvement

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All FE and skills provider inspection reports are published online. This can help highlight areas for improvement. For example\, Oldham Metropolitan Bo rough Council ... was visited and subject to the 2015 framework and inspec tors delivered grade one (outstanding) verdicts in every headline field. Y ou can read an exert below and find more reports at http://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/

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“\;... Staff have very high expectations of learners and focus on meeting the needs of the hardest-to engage and most vulnerable learners in the community... Learners from diverse communities work extremely well together in very inclusive\, high-quality learning env ironments which keep them interested in learning and help them make good p rogress...”\;

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Multifaith today : Guru Granth Sahib (Sikh)

Si khs celebrate the installation of the Guru Granth Sahib (Sikh Scripture) in the Golden Temple in Amritsar in 1604

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This month... ‘\;Childhood Cancer Awareness Month’\;

Awareness raising events across the UK. During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (CCAM) CLIC Sargent is highlightin g the impact of cancer and treatment on children\, young people and their families\, and the benefits of helping them spend more time at home.

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More information at: \; \; http://www.clicsargent.org.uk/conten t/childhood-cancer-awareness-month-0

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Reminders:

In one week (8/9) - International Literacy Day

In one month (1/10) - UK Older People’\;s Day and\, Black History Month\,

Stoptober\, Breast Cancer Awareness Mon th\, National Cholesterol Month\,

Make a Difference Month.

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Th is resource is brought to you via a partnership with the FE Providers’\; Equality Network and Pinnacle Training Solutions Limited. We would like to acknowledge the support of the Mental Health and Further Education (MHFE) and The Departmen t for Education (DfE) although the content d oes not necessarily reflect their views or opinions.

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The Prev ent Duty

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A recent piece of legislati on called The Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015 has introduced somet hing called ‘\;The Prevent Duty’\;. This means we all have to wo rk together to stop people being drawn into terrorism.

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‘\;Terrorism’\; is an action that endangers or ca uses serious violence damage or disruption. It is intended to influence go vernment or to intimidate the public and is made with the intention of adv ancing a cause\, political or religious for example.

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Reminders:< /span>

In approximately one week - Wor ld Suicide Prevention Day (10/9)

< span lang=EN-US style='font-size:12.0pt\;font-family:"Century Gothic"\,san s-serif'>In approximately one month - Dyslexia Awareness Week (starts 3/10 )

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Multifaith today: Ganesh C harurthi (Hindu)

Celebrates the birth of Ganesh\, god of wisdom and prosperity

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Today is... ‘\;International Day of Charity’\;

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More information at: http://www.un.org/en/events/charityday/

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Reminder –\; in one week (starting 12/9):

Sexual Health Week and Blo od Pressure Awareness Week (-18/9)

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Prom oting British values... What does this mean?

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All provider staff have a legal responsibility under The Prevent D uty to exemplify the British values of "\;democracy\, the rule of law\ , individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with diffe rent faiths and beliefs"\; into their practice.

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As well as being a legal requirement this is an important part of maintaining a safe environment and fully preparing our learners for lif e in modern Britain. Take a look at your January pages for more guidance o n fundamental British values.

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Reminder –\; in app roximately one month (October):

To mark World Mental Health Day (10/10)\, your October pages inclu de a range of information on mental health awareness\, including Adult Edu cation Mental Health Research Projects and webinar opportunities. Start pl anning now!

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The Prevent Duty... Why do people get involved in terrorism or violent extremism?

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This can happen wh ere a person is ‘\;radicalised’\; by v iolent extremist groups. We use the term ‘\;radica lisation’\; to define the process by which a person comes to s upport terrorism and forms of extremism leading to terrorism. Essentially\ , this is a form of ‘\;grooming’\;.

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‘\;Extremism’\; is\, "\;vocal or active opposition to f undamental British values\, including democracy\, the rule of law\, indivi dual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beli efs."\;

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Today is... ‘\;International Literacy Day’\;

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Let’\;s show our communities the importance of literacy by joining us in a global celebration of International Literacy Day. Help us bring communities around the world together to act as a unite d voice to raise awareness for those who cannot read or write. This day gi ves children and communities a chance to rediscover the joy of reading all while battling illiteracy.

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More informat ion at: http://internationa lliteracyday.org/

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The Prevent Duty... Could you spot signs of radicalisation?

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They may vary in each case but can i nclude one or more of the following:

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