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Equality, Diversity and Human Rights

Be sure to catch festival follow ups: They include mental health

Over the next 2 months, the home pages on this MHFE website and the equalitiestoolkit and healthy FE websites will contain a series of different Festival of #Identities follow-up box sets. Each explores a different aspect of identities through a pan-equalities lens and will be on show for 10 days only.

It's time to improve access to equality and diversity resources

Because of the nature of my work – a combination of project management, research, and administration (we all seem to be getting more generic these days in the way we multi-task), I spend a certain amount of my time searching for, you guessed it, good quality, up-to-date, relevant equalities resources which can take a considerable amount of time.

New NIACE survey finds disabled learners at risk

Following concerns earlier this year from learning providers , NIACE conducted a survey to establish a clearer picture of changes in provision for learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and  entitlements to learn and planned changes in eligibility for automatic fee remission.

World Report on Disability

Launched on 9th June 2011 by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World Bank, is the first ever World report on disability.

Shift website and resources

This link will take you to the main Shift website. Shift  was set up in 2004  to tackle stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health issues in England. It  built on the mind out for mental health campaign, which ran from 2001 to April 2004 and was part of the National Mental Health Development Unit (NMHDU). NMHDU and Shift ceased on 31st March 2011.

Shift's work and the resources it produced focused on the following:

Employment

Key useful resources produced included:

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