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Briefing dates

8 December 2022, 10.00-11.30 (online)

21 March 2023, 10.00-11.30 (face-to-face)

29 March 2023, 10.00-11.30 (online)

25 April 2023, 10.00-11.30 (online)

11 June 2023, 10.00-11.30 (face-to-face)

Briefing overview

This awareness-building session provides an introduction to the topic of disability in the workplace. The session will provide participants with an understanding of what constitutes a disability, how you can work towards an inclusive environment for disabled colleagues, and how Imperial provides support to disabled staff.

Through this training, you will:

  • Understand how disability is defined and the rights and responsibilities around disability‚Äč
  • Understand how to support your disabled colleagues and how to access support avaible at Imperial‚Äč
  • Take forward actions for promoting positivity around disability and how to engage with disability going forward

Who should attend

This course is aimed at all staff apart from managers and those who have supervisory responsibilities. For managers and those who have supervisory responsibilities, it is recommended that you attend Disability for managers - implementing workplace adjustments.

Key information

  • 90-minute briefing
  • Delivered by members of the EDI Centre
  • No charge for Imperial staff

Netiquette for online training

  • To create a safe space for sharing and discussion it is important for delegates to be fully present and an active participant. For some of our training sessions, you will be required to keep your video cameras on. Please ensure that prior to attending the workshop you have a fully functioning camera and microphone. If you are having issues with your equipment, please contact us as soon as possible.
  • Please ensure that you are in a private space where you can maintain confidentiality and the privacy of delegates.
  • To maintain confidentiality delegates will be asked to agree to keep what is said in the group, within the group, and not record or take screenshots/photos without permission. In addition to not post pictures or quotes from the session on social media or elsewhere without express permission of those involved.