Training students on equality and diversity to get fit for the global workplace

Training students about equality, diversity and inclusivity may seem to be overkill given how much they already have to absorb and the competitive nature of our modern education system.

But the demographics of higher education reflect a diverse population – students arrive at college from a range of academic backgrounds, with unique social, political and religious affiliations, linguistic preferences, and sexual orientation.

Studying in such an environment of cultural diversity, students need to understand collaboration, inclusion, empowerment, equality and integration in working with and alongside others.

What is the difference between equality, diversity and inclusivity?

To help students begin to understand how they can work well alongside others, it can help to define the terms that they’ll be hearing as they learn more about these issues:

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