LJMU Religion & Belief Workshops (2020) - Understanding religious diversity of our students and staff community



LJMU Religion & Belief Workshops (2020)

"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.

  • Monday 20th January 2020 -  Exchange Station (Open to all University Staff & Students)  10:00 - 13:00  or 14:00 - 17:00 
  • Friday 13th March 2020 - Redmonds Building (Staff Only)  10:00 - 13:00 
  • Wednesday 13th May 2020 - Redmonds Building (Staff Only) 10:00 - 13:00 

 

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.

 

Who can attend?

This training opportunity is open to all LJMU staff (*& LJMU students where stated). Places are limited and will be issued on a first-come-first-served basis.


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