Further Education is the most diverse of all the education sectors.
Managing diversity and promoting equality, a legislative requirement of the 2010 Equalities Act, brings significant challenges for practitioners who are tasked with making the rhetoric of politicians a reality, often with little guidance and few resources.
This book provides practical guidance for existing lecturers and trainee teachers, explaining how they can overcome these challenges and establish a positive learning environment to meet the needs of all learners. This accessible and up to date book extends the scope of the diversity and inclusion debate to consider a wide range of issues including age, working with cross-cultural groups, promoting effective gender relations, sexual orientation and working with current and ex-offenders.
Each chapter includes clear objectives, case studies, critical thinking tasks, chapter reflections and a learning review audit.