Equalities

Why is equality and diversity important to your school?

Equality and diversity is not as easy as treating ‘everyone the same’ – far from it.  It’s about embracing equality and diversity in your school and treating everyone with dignity and respect.  It’s also about making adjustments for some people, so that they can achieve equality.

As public sector organisations, we have to meet the requirements of the Equality Act, and also the Equality Duty.  It’s really important we get it right as mistakes can be costly, not only moneywise, but in our reputations too.  So let us help you get it right first time.

Why us?

Ann Webster, our Lead on Equality and Diversity has over 30 years’ experience in the equality world and has successfully led the Council to:

So, what can we do to help you?

Ann can provide:

 Available to meet your needs

Contact Ann Webster on 01332 643722 minicom 01332 640666 or ann.webster@derby.gov.uk

Ann is available Monday to Thursday, but if you need her on a Friday that can be arranged.  She will provide training in the day, in the evenings or at weekends, whichever suits you best.

Why don’t you give us a try and to get you going – here are a few links to the Equality Act you may find useful: