Nvq Level 2 - Equality and Diversity - Unit 1 Assessment Essay

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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity
Unit 1: Exploring Equality and Diversity


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1. What is meant by diversity?

Diversity literally means difference when it is used as
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This can quite often be associated with |
| |religion, faith and culture. |

7. Describe yourself in terms of: • Personal interests • Religion / culture • Geography.


8. What is meant by having multiple identities? Give three examples in relation to people you know.

Multiple identities is when an individual or group may have more than one contributing identify, for example a female of black origin may also be Polish.

Example 1:

Mother, Grandmother, retired, white, female, catholic, Spanish

Example 2:

Colleague, manager, education, friend, cooking and baking, white, Irish,

Example 3:

Neighbour, friend, gardener, smoker, black, music, disabled

9. What is meant by shared identity?

Shared identifies are common needs that unite people, despite our geographical or cultural differences, for example, shared religion, shared interests, similar disabilities.

10. Explain and give examples of how an individual can identify themselves as belonging to a number of different groups.

(a) Personal

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