Explain what is meant by: diversity, equality, inclusion, discrimination
Diversity means where there is an difference between individuals or groups such as
their culture, nationality, gender, age, beliefs or ethnic origin.
Equality means the rights the individuals have such as giving choices, respect and
services in response to individual needs.
Inclusion is the process of identifying, understanding and breaking down barriers to
participation and belongings.
Discrimination means individuals or groups getting direct discrimination, indirect
discrimination, treating individuals less favourably than others or effects of
discrimination. Such things can be for example the colour of their skin, their disabilty
and any aspects of their ethnicity. 1.2
Describe ways in which descrimination may deliberately or inadvertently occur in the
Descrimination may deliberately occur at work because maybe a member of staff is
treated less favourable or treated differently becuase of their age, gender, race or their
religion. Also descrimination may inadvertently occur at work maybe because if the
manager has the contract or policy written down in english and not other languages for
the people who may need it.
Explain how practices that support equality and inclusion reduce the likelihood of
When at work if settings and practitioners work in a way that promote equality and
are inclsive the negative effects of discrimination will be avoided and the children
will have fair chances. Practices that support equality reduces discrimination by equal
concern. When treating children differently from one another, meeting their
individual needs. Another way is by proivding positive image to a range of people at
work. Like at my work place the young children I look after I have say two different
nationality children, I will show they can take on activities no matter what culture,
social background or gender they are. So by...
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