Equality Impact Assessments (EIA) are a legal requirement laid down by the public sector equalities legal framework to prevent discrimination in the performance of public functions and to maximise opportunities to promote equality.
The public sector duties require all public authorities and private companies providing public services to demonstrate their arrangements for:
• Monitoring policies for any adverse impact.
• Gathering information on the effects of policies.
• Assessing and consulting on the likely impact of proposed policies on equality.
• Training staff in relation to their duties.
• Publishing the results of consultation, monitoring and assessments.
• Reviewing and reporting progress on equality.
An equality impact assessment (EIA) will help you analyse your policies and practices to make sure they do not discriminate against or disadvantage people. Integrated, cyclical EIAs are a highly effective means of enabling organisations to benchmark progress in matching their policies’ actual equality outcomes to their goals.
Our e-Learning clearly demonstrates the fundamental business benefits of effective and compliant EIAs through an
engaging series of stages and drama scenarios, each accompanied by expert comment and guidance.
Understanding EIAs – A comprehensive overview of the process; the key drivers and benefits, why and who should do it and sign it off; who should be involved and consulted; when it should be done; what needs to be impact assessed; the criteria for quality assuring EIAs; monitoring and review processes.
Process Development and Screening – This part is designed to enhance understanding of how to conduct an effective EIA, pre-policy development and screening, scoping the EIA; the importance of effective data collecting; involving and consulting relevant stakeholders; assessing impact; action planning, report and sign off; and publication and review
On completion of the course you will have the skills and knowledge to
- develop an EIA
- know the key legal and policy drivers for EIAs
- collect quality information
- involve and engage stakeholders
- analyse equality effects
- plan for action and reporting.
- understand the business benefits of the EIA process
Estimated time required to complete this course – 120 minutes. Times may differ depending on individual learning styles.
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