Promote Equality and Inclusion

SHC33 Promote equality and inclusion

Explain each of the terms showing understanding of the difference and meaning and give example that applies to your setting.
Diversity is usually defined as having a mixture of people peacefully co-existing in a place, be it in a community or work place as perfect examples and no one is being discriminated based on one’s race, religion, sex, sexual preference and the like. It is that state of being able to recognize that everyone is different and that these differences should not matter in how we treat each other.
Although the term is often used to refer to differences based on ethnicity, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin and sexual orientation, diversity encompasses an infinite range of individuals' unique characteristics and experiences, including communication styles, physical characteristics such as height and weight, and speed of learning and comprehension.
In my school we have lots of different cultures and we embrace them all and we promote diversity within the school by having events such as international snack attack, where people from different countries bring in foods for their country and we all try them.
Equality is about treating other people fairly and equally. Not treating people fairly will make them feel undervalued. Equality is supported by legislation that makes it illegal to discriminate, victimise or harass someone because of a real or believed difference. Legislation covers sex, sexual orientation, ethnic background, religion and belief, disability, and age
Inclusion means giving children with special needs or children regardless of their sexual orientation, ethnic background, religion and belief, disability, and age and their parents or caregivers the same opportunities to learn, enjoy and participate as other families have. All children benefit from inclusion. Exposure to children with diverse skills and abilities at a young age provides a...