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Avoiding the Tick-Box Approach

Avoiding the Tick-Box Approach

Should the Government accredit disability awareness training providers? Last week, the Government launched its long awaited Disability Action Plan, a document that sets out the immediate actions to be taken in 2024 to improve the everyday lives of people with disabilities, whilst laying the... read more »

Banter, Bullying and Harassment- Understanding the boundaries

Banter, Bullying and Harassment- Understanding the boundaries

When most people think of bullying, they think of the experiences of children or teenagers, but the truth is, bullying is also experienced by a huge number of adults in the workplace. In fact, in 2015 a poll from TUC stated that 29% of... read more »

Case Study: St Peters School

Case Study: St Peters School

Celebrating Difference - St Peter’s Church of England Primary School   Based in Hawkney near Tunbridge Wells, St Peter’s Church of England Primary School is a small school with just over 200 children aged between 4 and 12.  Always aiming to be a centre of excellence, St... read more »

Changing Workspaces- A time for inclusivity?

Changing Workspaces- A time for inclusivity?

The office is evolving to accommodate new modern methods of working, but will employers consider everyone throughout this change? One thing the pandemic taught us, is that if push comes to shove, many of our jobs can be done from home. In fact, after the... read more »

Disability Awareness for Education Professionals

Disability Awareness for Education Professionals

Bascule Disability Training recently provided an online disability awareness training session in partnership with the Independent Schools Association entitled- Embracing Difference: A practical approach to disability awareness for education professionals.  The delegates were from varied backgrounds and roles including Head Teachers, Assistant and Deputy... read more »

How much do we really learn in 'general' EDI training?

How much do we really learn in 'general' EDI training?

When it comes to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) training- there’s a lot to cover. After all, The Equality Act 2010 outlines nine different protected characteristics, so providing staff with a good foundation of general training on every one of these, (all in a limited... read more »

How to prevent unconscious bias around disability

How to prevent unconscious bias around disability

It’s not always easy to determine why we make certain choices. If you ask yourself, what made you choose those clothes, pursue that career, or be friends with certain people, you’ll probably think about your preferences and inclinations. “I bought that coat because I... read more »

SPONSORSHIP

  As a social enterprise, Bascule Disability Training’s core mission is working with schools to cultivate positive perceptions around disability. Whilst we are committed to spending 75% of our surplus on this, demand outstrips our ability to supply, which is why we are ask businesses... read more »

The National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

CASE STUDY- Becoming a more inclusive organisation The National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society is a non-profit, professional organisation with the purpose of ensuring that all of its members are safe, competent, and ethical practitioners. As a professional home for talking therapists, NCPS represents and... read more »