Introduction to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Looking for a safe space to explore what we mean by equality, diversity and inclusion? Join us in this session to help you and your team develop an understanding around language and terminology, and learn strategies to help drive positive change in your organisation.

Available as

  • Online training
  • OR
  • In-person training

Format

  • 2 x 90-min sessions online
  • OR
  • 1 x 3.5 hour session in-person

Participants

  • Maximum 20 participants
  • Ability to tailor for you

Want to learn more? Read on for detailed information about the course. Contact our team on info@tonictheatre.co.uk or make an enquiry for further information and bookings.

Why train with Tonic? We are a leading EDI training provider, offering courses designed specifically for the arts and creative environments. But crucially, each time you book a course with Tonic you also help support our work driving change across the industry. Win, win.

“It has been described by members of the team as the best training we’ve ever had.”

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About the Course

Crafted specifically for arts and cultural organisations, this training is for people at the outset of exploring equality, diversity and inclusion, or who are keen to fill gaps in their existing knowledge. Using examples specific to the arts and cultural sector to illustrate points and deepen understanding, the training seeks to dispel common misconceptions about equality, diversity and inclusion and embolden participants to make real change at work.

workshop participants in a group discussion
Tonic Advance Network workshop led by Lucy Kerbel and Vicky Long at the Umbrella Rooms, London. Photo by Stephen Wright.

What we’ll cover

  • The core principles: what the terms ‘equality’, ‘diversity’, ‘representation’ and ‘inclusion’ mean; how they differ and how they interconnect
  • The creative, social and financial benefits of diversity work within arts and culture
  • What this means practically for you as an organisation
  • What needs to underpin equality, diversity and inclusion-related change for it to be successful
  • Key things that anyone working in an arts or cultural organisation can do to create equality, diversity and inclusion-related change
  • Safe space to ask questions

You’ll come away with

  • An understanding of the core principles around equality, diversity and inclusion 
  • Confidence with language and terminology
  • Practical tools to make change happen in your organisation
  • Further ideas on areas specific to your work in which these tools may be applied to drive a positive change

Course details

  • Available both online OR in-person
  • Delivered as 2 x 90-minute sessions online, OR 1 x 3.5 hour session in-person
  • Maximum 20 participants

Keen to learn more? Make an enquiry or contact our team at info@tonictheatre.co.uk for further information.

FAQs

Yes, please email info@tonictheatre.co.uk to arrange a time to discuss your needs with a member of the team.

Yes, we would be happy to discuss bundling this course with others that we offer. We can also create bespoke sessions just for you. Find out more on our bespoke training page or email info@tonictheatre.co.uk to discuss what we can do for you.

We deliver our online training through live Zoom sessions. We provide links and look after all the technical set-up. You and your colleagues simply need to log on. If you have any access queries in relation to our online training, please contact info@tonictheatre.co.uk

Make an enquiry

All enquiries welcome! If you are interested in booking this course, or just need some more information, please complete the form below and one of our team will be in touch. Or email us direct at info@tonictheatre.co.uk.

Tonic – For greater equality, diversity and inclusion in the arts

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