Schools have policies which ensure equality and diversity in work. This polices playing important role in everyday in school and classroom. The right of all children and young people are stated in the United Nations Convention on the rights of the child 1989. So since 1991 the right of the children in UK are protected by low. There are much relevant legislations which are used for school policies and procedures relating to equal opportunity and inclusive practice.
Disability Discrimination Act 1995 gives protection against discrimination and victimisation on the grounds of disability in the areas of Employment, Goods and Services, Education and Public Transport. This definition is based on an individual's ability to carry out 'normal day-to-day' activities. The Disability Discrimination Regulations 2005 require maintained schools to produce and publish a Disability Equality Scheme, demonstrating how they are meeting the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act 2005, to implement certain aspects of the Scheme and to report on it. Special Education Needs and Disability Act 2001 makes unlawful for educational providers to discriminate against pupils with special educations needs Human Rights Act 1998 sets out the rights of all individuals and allow them to take action against authorities if their right are been affected Children act 1989 set out of duty to local authority to provide services according in their needs to ensure their safety and welfare Children Act 2004 Sets out the duty to provide effective and accessible services for all children Education Act 1996 Sets out the school’s responsibilities towards children with special educational needs. The Equality Act 2010 aims to protect disabled people and prevent disability discrimination. The Equality Act 2010 provides a single, consolidated source of discrimination law, covering all the types of discrimination that are unlawful. Schools cannot unlawfully discriminate against pupils because of their...
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