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Equity and Diversity

Why do I need a record of completion for my EO training?

This is because Human Resources need to keep a record of staff who have completed Module 1 and/or Module 2 of EO Online. A Certificate of Attainment will be sent to staff via email once they have completed their training. Please keep this certificate for your records.e record of completion is an automated process that […]

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Who needs to complete EO training?

The University encourages all staff to complete this training. If you are a continuing or fixed-term contract employee, this training will form part of your induction. ALL staff should complete module 1 of the training program. Staff with management or supervisory responsibilities, including the supervision of students, should also complete module 2 of the training […]

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What is covered in the EO training?

The training covers theoretical knowledge and provides you with a practical understanding of how to apply equal opportunity principles in work and study environments. It focuses on real-life case studies from the university sector with examples and interactive learning techniques that allow you to self-assess at your own pace. The online training covers: how to […]

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What is EO Online?

It is an online training program for staff in equal opportunity, discrimination and harassment issues. It has been developed by a group of Australian universities for staff in the higher education sector. It is a learning program that is easy to access and use at your own pace. The principles, terminology and applications of Equity […]

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What do we mean by ‘Diversity’?

 The University of Adelaide values the many different social, economic, cultural and religious backgrounds of its staff and students by providing: culturally appropriate curricula and academic support and services  an accessible campus environment flexible work practices for those with family and other responsibilities flexible work practices for those with disabilities cultural diversity training and cross-cultural […]

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I can’t Login to EO Online, what’s the username and password?

Username: Fair Password: Play

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Who is responsible for Equity and Diversity issues at the University of Adelaide?

The University is committed to integrating the principles of equal opportunity, social justice and cultural diversity into its mainstream activities, and linking its equity goals directly to the faculty and central planning processes. Each Faculty develops relevant initiatives that are consistent with the University’s equity goals, with each Executive Dean having a responsibility for developing […]

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What are the University’s legal responsibilities in regards to Equity & Diversity?

  The University has specifically legislated responsibilities of two particular varieties – individual and systemic. Under a number of Commonwealth and State statutes, the University has an obligation not to discriminate against individuals on the basis of sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, race, ethnicity, disability or sexuality, and to maintain an environment free from harassment. […]

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What are my responsibilities as a Manager in relation to Equity & Diversity?

  All managers have the responsibility to maintain and promote a ‘fair treatment climate’ in which discrimination, harassment, bullying, victimisation and vilification are not tolerated, and complaints are dealt with fairly, equitably, and in compliance with University policy and the principles of natural justice. A checklist for managers and supervisors on their responsibilities in relation […]

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What is Unlawful Discrimination?

 The relevant legislation recognises two kinds of discrimination: direct and indirect. Direct discrimination involves treating a person ‘less favourably than another” in the same or similar circumstances, on a prohibited ground or for a prohibited reason – for example the denial of a position to a female job applicant on the basis of gender. The […]

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