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LJMU Unconscious Bias & Intercultural Training (2019/20)

LJMU Unconscious Bias & Intercultural Training (2019/20)

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10:00 - 17:00

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LJMU Unconscious Bias & Intercultural Competence Training

“Never Judge A Book By Its Cover”

 

LJMU are proud to be working in partnership with equality and diversity training specialists; Challenge Consultancy and are pleased to offer LJMU Staff the opportunity to participate in a half day, faculty based Unconscious Bias & Intercultural Competence workshop.

 

Book Your Place Online:

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

 

 

Workshop Dates (2019/20):

  • Friday 4th October 2019
    Faculty of Science
     
  • Thursday 27th February 2020
    Faculty of Health
     
  • Thursday 5th March 2020
    Faculty of Engineering & Technology
  • 20th 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:

  • Understand the concept of unconscious bias how it may lead us to make assumptions about people who are different from ourselves.
  • Explore key features of intercultural competence in Higher Education and its effects on student attainment.
  • Develop a customer-centred approach to delivering services to a diverse range of students and staff.
  • Utilise strategies for increasing intercultural competence and reducing unconscious bias.

 

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Explore Your Own Unconscious Bias:
Ahead of the workshop participants will be asked to explore their own unconscious bias using the “Project Implicit” online resource: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/
 
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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