understand diversity, equality and inclusion in own are of responsibility

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1.1 Explain models of practice that underpin equality, diversity and inclusion in own area of responsibility.

Equality is to treat all as individuals; to respect race, disability, age, gender, religion, beliefs, culture and sexual orientation. For all to be open to opportunities, to be treated fairly and respectfully, have rights and equal status in society and for all to reach their full potential.
Diversity is to value that we are all unique and yet similar. We have different needs, interests, learning styles, language and personality etc.
Inclusion is to incorporate all of the above into our environment to participate in play and learning, to promote positive outcomes and the opportunity to grow and develop, to feel
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DISCUSSION- staff meetings. LEADERSHIP- role model In my nursery I champion Equality, Diversity and Inclusion through all of the above while take in to account the current and most relevant UK legislation and codes of practice. LEGISLATION: In UAE, references to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion can be found in:

- UAE Labour Law

- UAE Federal Law n.5

- MOSA Quality Standard

- KHDA Guidelines

Child Protection Law In UK, the current legislation relevant to the promotion of equality and valuing diversity is represented by:
1.Disability Discrimination Act 1995
2. Race Relations Act 1976
3.Sex Discrimination Act 1986
4.Children Act 2004-2006
5.United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)
6.Equality Act 2010

Early Years Foundation Stage 2014 focuses on the main legislation which is most relevant:

1. EQUALITY ACT 2010 Equality Act 2010 is the law which bans unfair treatment and helps achieve equal opportunities in the workplace and in wider society. The act replaced previous antidiscrimination laws with a single act to make the law simpler and to remove inconsistencies. This makes the law easier for people to understand and comply with. The act also strengthened protection in some situations. The act covers nine protected characteristics, which cannot be used as a reason to treat people unfairly.

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