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Equal Opportunities Questionnaire. Hairdressing. Ref No. 2 Types of Discrimination. Q:Do you know what is meant by equal opportunities? A:Appreciating peoples differences. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Equal Opportunities

Equal Opportunities

Questionnaire

Hairdressing1Ref No. 2Types of DiscriminationQ:Do you know what is meant by equal opportunities?A:Appreciating peoples differences.A:To maintain equality of opportunity regardless of colour, beliefs, religion, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex/gender, marital status, disability, sexuality, gender reassignment and trans or social status.A: Treating everyone fairly.

Q: Who is the equal opportunities representative at Bradford CollegeA:Sophia Din

Q: Who would you speak to if you had a question regarding equal opportunities?A:The trainer or assessor or the equal opportunities representative.

Ref No. 1SafeguardingQ:What is cyber bullying?A:Bullying someone over the internet. E.g. nasty emails or messages on Facebook.

Q: Who is the designated person for safeguarding at Bradford College?A:Name of Safeguarding Officer.

Q: Who is the responsible person for safeguarding at Bradford College?A:Name of Safeguarding Officer.

Q:What do you think a disability is?A:Disability is a condition, which significantly affects a persons ability to undertake normal day-to-day tasks.

Ref No. 3Types of Discrimination

Q:Have you ever witnessed any type of harassment?A:Open Answer, discussion

Q: Who would find racist or sexist remarks offensive?A:Anybody. If a racist comment is made to a white person, a black or an Asian person, they may be offended. The person may be related to or in a relationship with a person of different race.

Ref No. 4Types of DiscriminationQ:Can you name three protected characteristics from the Equality Act 2010?A:Age, Disability, Sex/Gender, Gender Reassignment & Trans, Marriage & Civil Partnership, Pregnancy, Maternity & Paternity, Race & Ethnicity, Religion & Belief, Sexual Orientation.

Q: Can you name two types of discrimination?A:Direct Discrimination, Indirect Discrimination, Harassment, Victimisation, Discrimination by Association, Perceptive Discrimination, Positive Action.

Q: Can you name three types of disabilities?A:Physical, such as needing a wheelchair, having a missing limb etc. Mental, such as having a mental illness or learning difficulty.Sensory, such as being deaf or blind.

Ref No. 6Types of DiscriminationQ:What is Direct Discrimination?A:Less favourable treatment because of a protected characteristic (e.g. because someone has a disability).

Q: What is Indirect Discrimination?A:When there are provisions, criteria or practices in place that have a discriminatory effect on people with a specific characteristic.

Q: What is Harassment?A:Unwanted conduct which has the purpose or effect of violating a persons dignity or creating an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment.

Q:What is Victimisation?A:The process of treating someone less favourably because they have complained or been involved in a complaint about discrimination.

Ref No. 5Types of DiscriminationQ:Is dyslexia a disability?A:Yes. Some people in top management positions are dyslexic. Dyslexia does not affect intelligence. People who are dyslexic think clearly and know what they want to write. The only difficulty they may have is putting the word down on paper. It is a companys responsibility to support staff with dyslexia.

Ref No. 7Types of DiscriminationQ:What is Discrimination by Association?A:Discrimination against a person because they have an association with someone with a particular protected characteristic. This already applies to race religion or belief, and sexual orientation and now covers age, disability, gender reassignment and sex.

Q: What is Perceptive Discrimination?A:Where the discriminating party thinks a person possesses that characteristic, even if they do not in fact do so. An example often cited is that of perceived sexuality of a person.

Ref No. 8Types of DiscriminationQ:What is positive action?A:Employers are able to take action to remove barriers that might prevent certain people being employed by, or progressing within their organisation.

Q: What is Trans Gender?A:Trans (or Transgender) is an umbrella term used by people whose gender identity and/or gender expression differs from their birth sex. The term can include, but is not limited to, transsexual people and others who are defined as gender-variant.

Ref No. 10Assessment Procedure/AppealsQ:Who is the equal opportunities representative at Bradford College?A:Sophia Din

Q: Who would you speak to if you had a question regarding equal opportunities?A:The trainer or assessor or the equal opportunities representative.

Q: What would you do if you were being harassed by one of your colleagues at work?A:Speak to the manager or supervisor in charge. It is their legal responsibility to investigate the complaint, or tutor.

Ref No. 9Types of DiscriminationQ:Is it against the law to discriminate against people who have undergone a sex change?A:Yes, Gender Reassignment is a protected characteristic.

Q: What is Discrimination?A:Being treated unfairly or given fever opportunities.

Q: What is Harassment?A:Unwelcome or unwanted behaviour, which someone could find stressful intimidating or offensive. It can take many forms.

Q:Name 3 religions?A:Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism, Buddhism, Christianity.

Q: What is Stereotyping?A:Making assumptions on someone based on their appearance.

Ref No. 11Assessment Procedure / AppealsQ: What would you do if your manager was harassing you?A:Seek advice from your trainer or assessor or the equal opportunities representative at Bradford College.

Q: What is a grievance procedure?A:A procedure that is followed when a complaint has been made against someone. It is designed to resolve the problem and every organisation should have one.

Ref No. 12Assessment Procedure / AppealsQ: Who could you speak to if you did not agree with an assessment decision?A:Stage 1: In writing to your assessor.Stage 2

Q: What is a grievance procedure?A:A procedure that is followed when a complaint has been made against someone. It is designed to resolve the problem and every organisation should have one.

Ref No. 14ScenariosQ: Is it sexual harassment if I ask one of my Colleagues for a date?A: No, it's still okay to fancy someone at work. The important factor is that if the behaviour is not reciprocated you must respect other people's wishes. Some companies also do not appreciate relationships at work as this could create future conflict of interest.

Q: Is sexual harassment just males harassing females?A: No, although most cases of harassment are by men towards women (normally because men tend to be in a position of power), women can and do harass men. Same sex harassment also happens.Q: What do you think may be the maximum amount of compensation payable is for the harassment of an individual?A: There is no set figure. Perpetrators may have to pay unlimited compensation.

Ref No. 13LegislationQAre you protected by law against harassment?A: Yes, sexual and racial harassment is unlawful under the

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