Training Workshops & Events (2020 - 2021)

"Welcome to a University where everyone is equal, but never the same"

LJMU’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Team are proud to be working in partnership with an array of equality and diversity training specialists and subject matter experts, in order to offer the LJMU community the opportunity to participate in the following workshops.

To book your place and to find out more about each of our EDI Workshops, please visit the LJMU Staff Development Calendar




LJMU EDI Workshops (2020 - 2021):


Athena SWAN Workshop: Understanding Data & Top Tips

  • Wednesday 14th October 2020 
  • Virtual Workshop
  • 10:00 - 12:30 (+ afternoon SAT surgeries) 


Transgender Awareness Workshops

  • Friday 16th October 2020
  • Virtual Workshop
  • 09:30 – 12:30

 

  • Thursday 11th February 2021 
  • Virtual Workshop 
  • 09:30 – 12:30 

 

  • Thursday 25th March 2021
  • Virtual Workshop 
  • 09:30 – 12:30 


Let’s Talk About Race Equality - (Debating White Privilege, Micro-Aggressions, Allyship & Active Bystanders)

  • Thursday 22nd October 2020
  • Virtual Workshop 
  • 09:30 – 15:30 

 

  • Thursday 4th February 2021
  • Virtual Workshop 
  • 09:30 – 15:30  


Let’s Talk About Dignity & Respect at Work (Bullying & Harassment) - Where Do You Draw The Line?

  • Thursday 22nd October 2019
  • Virtual Workshop 
  • 13:30 – 16:30 


Result CIC - Let's Talk About Disability Training Workshop - Tips For Supporting Staff/Students With Disabilities & Long-Term Health Conditions (Inc Mental Health)

  • Thursday 19th November 2020
  • Virtual Workshop 
  • 09:30 – 12:30


To book your place and to find out more about each of our EDI Workshops, please visit the LJMU Staff Development Calendar



Dates/Times For The Challenging Racism Collaborative Campaign - Webinar Series (2021)

University of Kent, Liverpool John Moores University and City, University of London are collaborating in order to launch a series of cross-sector live webinars on race, racism and the importance of inclusive allyships.

Working in partnership with Inclusive Employers, the programme aims to open-up channels of discussion and reflection around racism as well as raise awareness and understanding of challenges associated with ethnicity/race.

This opportunity is FREE and open to all staff from each institution - Places can be booked via Eventbrite.


University of Kent, Liverpool John Moores University and City, University of London are collaborating in order to launch a series of cross-sector live webinars on race, racism and the importance of inclusive allyships.

Working in partnership with Inclusive Employers, the programme aims to open-up channels of discussion and reflection around racism as well as raise awareness and understanding of challenges associated with ethnicity/race.

This opportunity is FREE and open to all staff from each institution - Places can be booked via Eventbrite.


  • Webinar 1: The History of Race in the UK (2nd February 2021 | 10am - 11.30am)
  • Webinar 2: White Privilege – What is it and how does it affect society? (18th March 2021 | 12.30pm - 2pm)
  • Webinar 3: Let’s Talk About Race (19th April 2021 | 1pm - 2.30pm)

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LJMU EDI Related Events (2020 - 2021):

October (2020):

6th October (12:00 – 13:30) Virtual Event

World Mental Health Day Event – “Tea & Empathy Event”  


21st October (13:00 – 15:00) Virtual Event

Let’s Talk About Race Equality (Virtual Roscoe Lecture) “Are We Missing the Point - Diversity or True Inclusion?” In conversation with Gillian Joseph – Sky News Presenter

Click Here To Find Out More & To Book Your Place



December (2020):

3rd December 2020 (13:00 - 15:00) Virtual Event 

Disability History Month Event - Click Here To Find Out More & To Book Your Place



February (2021):

LGBTIQ+ History Month Activities & Event - Click Here To Find Out More & To Book Your Place 



June (2021):

LJMU Staff Network & Allies Summer Event (Details To Be Confirmed)


Information on how to book onto each of the above will be shared via LJMU News and Events page, in due course.


*NB: The above schedule of workshops/events is subject to change 



Frequently asked questions

Who can attend the workshops?

These training opportunities are open to all LJMU/JMSU staff (and students where specified). Places are limited and will be issued on a first-come-first-served basis.


What time are the workshops? 

Half day workshops will run in the morning (09:30 – 12:30) or in the afternoon (13:30 – 16:30), unless an alternate time has been specified.


Who can attend the events?

These EDI related events are open to everyone (LJMU/JMSU staff, students and members of the local community). Places are limited and will be issued on a first-come-first-served basis.



Questions?

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the EDI Team equality@ljmu.ac.uk or call 0151 231 8660/8141.