On the basis of the Disability Equality Training provided by Wideaware, Olswang LLP has been shortlisted for the Equality and Diversity Awards 2011 at the Law Society Excellence Awards. Winners will be announced at the gala event of the 18th October.
Wideaware are delighted to have secured this important contract, as the e-learning programme will support Council employees, voluntary sector workers and teaching staff who work in the borough of Southwark.
It was a most enjoyable day and participants were keen to make the most of the opportunity and learn practical tips, including accessible catering, food presentation and asking the right questions to put their visitors at ease. The training also involved a language review of all marketing and information material and the provision of alternative formats.
Maria Zedda, Wideaware’s Managing Director, Chair of the London 2012 Community Engagement Team, delivered an important speech at the launch of the Disability Inclusion Pin Badge Launch at London 2012’s headquarters on the occasion of the launch of Diversity Week.
The London 2012 CET are a group of individual Disabled People, charities and local organisations passionate about participation of disabled Londoners and visitors in the Games and London life. We help LOCOG ensure equal participation in the 2012 Games, as well as make the most of this unique opportunity to leave a lasting legacy of inclusion.
Wideaware are delighted to report we’ve been commissioned to provide consultancy services and face to face training to the staff of First Great Western Train operating Company, recently awarded as Train Operating Company of the Year.
The Guardian is looking for an intern for a 12-month paid placement on its Saturday and Comment pages, and on Comment is Free. We particularly encourage suitably qualified candidates with disabilities and from diverse ethnic, social or economic backgrounds.
Our clients, IFF Research have been commissioned by the EHRC to research disabled people attitudes and reactions to some social issues. IFF Research are now looking for a few more people to take part in discussion groups on Tuesday, 2nd November 2010.
The new Act proposes for now that only one strand of equality inclusion has to be pursued at a time and published by Public Service providers every four years. This would make it be potentially impossible for any improvement to take place in disability inclusion in public life.
Channel 4 have asked Wideaware to help spread the word: they are looking for a talented HR intern and would particularly welcome applications from disabled job-seekers.