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LJMU Religion & Belief Workshops (2019/20)

LJMU Religion & Belief Workshops (2019/20)

"Understanding religious diversity of our students and staff community”

10:00 - 17:00

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LJMU Religion & Belief Workshop

“Understanding religious diversity of our students and staff community”

 

LJMU’s Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Team, are proud to be working in partnership with Zia Chaudhry (Director of LJMU Foundation for Citizenship), Zane Abdo (LJMU Muslim Adviser/Chaplin) and other external consultants in order to offer LJMU Staff (& Students*), the opportunity to participate in a bespoke, half day Religion & Belief Workshop.

 

Book Your Place Online:

https://ljmu.libcal.com/calendar/staffdev/?cid=7296&t=g&d=0000-00-00&cal=7296&ct=32522

 

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Workshop Dates (2019/20):

  • Thursday 24th October 2019
  • Faculty of Engineering & Technology
  • Faculty of Science

 

  • Monday 20th January 2020
  • Open to all University Staff & Students

 

  • Friday 13th March 2020
  • Faculty of Health

 

  • Wednesday 13th May 2020
  • Faculty of Arts, Professional & Social Studies
  • Faculty of Business & Law

 

*NB: The workshop schedule above is subject the change


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The Aim Of The Training Session Is To Help Participants:

  • Develop a deeper understanding of different religions and beliefs.
  • Building Good Relations with People of Different Faiths and Beliefs.
  • Skills for working and studying as part of a diverse university environment.
  • Actions that can be detrimental to the general wellbeing of staff and students, which can also be unlawful.
  • Reflect on any unconscious bias that may lead us to make assumptions about people who are different from ourselves.
  • The University’s obligations under the Equality Act 2010.
  • Explore key features of religion & belief in Higher Education and its effects on student and staff.
  • The right of employees and students who do not hold a religious belief to be treated no less favourably than their religious colleagues.
  • Develop a strategy for individual action.

 


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FAQ's:
 
Who can attend?
This training opportunity is open to LJMU Staff from each of the Faculties outlined above in the first instance and will be opened up to a University-wide audience, depending on availability. Places are limited and will be issued on a first-come-first-served basis.
 
Workshop Times:
Half day workshops will run in the morning (10:00 – 13:00) and the same session will be repeated in the afternoon (14:00 – 17:00).
 
Workshop Location: 
Workshops will be held in close proximity to each Faculty’s main campus (depending on room availability). Participants will receive confirmation of location, as soon as rooms are confirmed.
 
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Questions?
Please email equality@ljmu.ac.uk or call 0151 231 8660 / 8141