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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

Introduction to equity, diversity and inclusion within charities


Session 1

  • Purpose of both sessions and introduction to session 1
  • Contracting
  • Brief introduction to definitions
  • What is privilege?
  • What are microaggressions?
  • Where is the sector at? Some stats and quotes from the sector

Session 2

  • Contracting EDI work
  • Assessing where your organisation is on its journey towards EDI
  • Creating a compelling EDI vision
  • Setting tangible goals
  • Using these tools with staff or trustee teams
  • Commitment setting
Course overview

In an exciting new partnership, SCVO and the Social Justice Collective are pleased to offer a brand new equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) course to SCVO member organisations, social enterprises and the wider voluntary sector. This online course will be delivered via Zoom and consists of two sessions:

Session 1 - 11 June, 9.30am to 12.30pm

Session 2 - 12 June, 9.30am to 12.30pm

Overall course aim

This online introductory course with trainers Pari Dhillon and Chaka Bachmann will help you understand and address EDI, and plan how to work towards embedding it into your organisation’s culture, practice and services. 

Designed and delivered with the voluntary sector in mind this course will enable you to:

  • Understand key EDI concepts and terminology
  • Understand the context and need for this work within our sector
  • Assess where your organisation is on its journey towards EDI
  • Explore creating a compelling EDI vision
  • Begin to set tangible goals
Who is the course aimed at?

This online course is for support staff, senior leaders and trustees from the voluntary sector and social enterprises who want to learn and plan how to work towards EDI in their organisation’s culture, practice and services. 

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

09:30, 11 June to 12 June 2024
Helen Swatton
SCVO members £125, Non-members £195
Attendance type
Online only
SCVO Zoom meeting
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