Cache Level 3 Childrens and Young Peoples Workforce

Unit SHC 33 Promote equality and inclusion in health, social care or children's and young people's settings
Task 6.1
Explain what is meant by: Diversity, equality and Inclusion
Diversity means whatever a person’s background all children must welcome and mix together in schools. All children are diverse and we should support and respect the different cultures, attitudes, gender, values, beliefs and ability and promote them within settings. To help children and young people respect different cultures we can do activities such as celebrating Chinese new year, tasting foods and painting pictures to teach and to help them understand how other cultures celebrate festivals.
Equality means everyone is to be treated equally but not the same as people have different needs. Children can achieve the five outcomes of the every child matters agenda to be healthy, stay safe, enjoy and achieve, make a positive contribution and achieve economic wellbeing by being treated equally. We should respect and respond to a child’s needs and choices.
Inclusion means that all children and young people have the right to have their needs met whatever disability or disadvantage they may have. We should include all children in society to help them achieve social wellbeing and make sure they are the centre of all planning and support.

Task 6.2
Describe the potential effects of discrimination
Discrimination is often based on prejudice and stereotypes which can have bad effects on children and young people. If they are being subjected to discrimination they are likely to be affected physically, socially, emotionally or intellectually.
Discrimination can be direct or indirect.
Directly means treating someone less favourably to another child in similar circumstances. This could be on the grounds of age, gender, sexuality, disability, beliefs or marital status.
Indirectly can be deliberate or unintentional and can occur when the effects of certain conditions, requirements or practices...