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Micro-credential - Equality Diversity and Inclusion: Policy and People

Micro-credential - Equality Diversity and Inclusion: Policy and People is a course run by Trinity College Dublin, Dublin. It is a Online Learning course with a duration of 6 weeks. For more information about Micro-credential - Equality Diversity and Inclusion: Policy and People at Trinity College Dublin, please review the details below.

This Micro-credential is relevant to those interested in understanding and promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) in work and society; civil society groups, public social service sectors with a focus on health, housing, education, older people, and under-represented or socially excluded groups. Additionally, HR professionals and those in Corporate Social Responsibility roles who are driving positive cultural change in their organisations may find this MC useful. 

This micro-credential will engage learners in an introductory understanding of, and critical engagement with, the area of social policy and equality, diversity, and inclusion infrastructure in the Irish context. 

Learners will explore how social policy is constructed; and constructs, intersects, understands, and addresses the needs (or not) of diverse social groups through the lens of equality, diversity, and inclusion: through a critical interrogation with empirical evidence, policy document analysis, advocacy voices and experiential/ observational critical reflection with the Irish EDI infrastructure and policy landscape and beyond. 


On successful completion of this micro-credential, learners will be able to:  

  • Understand how social policy constructs and recognises the risks and needs of a variety of social groups. 
  • Critically interrogate how/if social policy contributes and promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion for all in society across a variety of policy domains, and relevant to the learner’s field of interest. 
  • Be equipped with the knowledge to debate the underpinning purpose, delivery, and outcomes of policy measures in the context of the lives of the groups of people they were intended to benefit. 
  • Evaluate current and possible alternative policies, grounded in reflective analysis, self-directed learning and marshalling of literature and empirical evidence, in the Irish social policy context. 
  • Apply their critical and reflective learning, to their area of interest and orientate their learning to their role or sector. 

HCI Pillar 3 Learner Fee Subsidy: Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria may qualify for a 50% fee subsidy, subject to the availability of subsidized places.

For eligibility details, please refer to the Eligibility Criteria.

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Training ProviderTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course TypeOnline Learning
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body Details5 ECTS
Course Start Date06/01/2025
Course Duration6 weeks
Course TimeThis micro-credential awill be delivered fully online. Tutorials will take place one evening per week live online.
Course Fee€510
Entry RequirementsApplication deadline: 15th December 2024 • Academic Entry Requirement: Minimum Level 8 Degree. or alternatively • Career Experience Entry Requirement: Three years experience in a profession concerned with an EDI context: public, private, or voluntary sector. This experience should amount to a minimum of three years in the role/ or sector (C.V to be uploaded with application detailing employment history). • Prerequisite documents required - CV and University Transcripts/Degree parchment where applicable.
Course CodePESW-EDIN-1M
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