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Event code SCH 23/464 
Event description Challenging Disproportionality & Developing Cultural Competence (new staff – 3 part course)

This training is aimed at school staff who are new to working in the London Borough of Ealing. The aim is that EVERY new member of staff will attend the Challenging Disproportionality training as part of their induction to school.

Please note: this a three-part course and it will be delivered virtually.

Tuesday 5th March 2024 - 9.30am – 12.30pm

Tuesday 19th March 2024  - 9.30am – 12.30pm

Tuesday 16th April 2024 - 9.30am – 12.30pm

Topics covered include:

· unconscious bias and micro-aggressions: how background, personal experiences, stereotypes and cultural context impact on decisions and actions without you realising
· introduction to Racial Identity Theory and consideration of the legacy of Empire
· strategies for developing cultural competence within organisations

The training course aims to support school staff to respond to the issues relating to race equality and in particular the findings of the Ealing Race Equality Commission.
Free to ELP Schools
Non-ELP Schools pay standard cost £131 
Training objectives To support school staff to develop an understanding of key concepts and their impact on Black Caribbean children and young people

To develop an awareness of the relevance of these key concepts to individual settings

To provide an opportunity for staff to identify potential action points in their own settings that contribute to cultural competency 
Target Group All staff new to Ealing Schools 
Key stages
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Subject areas Behaviour and attendance, Child protection/safeguarding including e-safety, Curriculum development, Leadership and management, Race equality
Target audience All school staff (teaching and non teaching) , All school support staff, Deputy/assistant headteachers , EYFS: Heads of children’s centres, EYFS: Leaders / managers in maintained settings, EYFS: Leaders / managers in private, voluntary and independent (PVI) settings, Headteachers, Middle leaders/managers, Senior leaders
OFSTED areas Quality of education, Behaviour and attitudes, Personal development, Leadership and management, Safeguarding, Early years education, Sixth form provision
Professional Standards
Venue Zoom, Video Conferencing, N/A map
Admin contact Anna Vaughan (
Event Commissioner Sarah Thompson (
Course Costs See event description
Start date Tuesday 5 March 2024
Times 09:30 - 12:30
Number of sessions This event has 3 sessions. Click here to view session information.