Training, Education and Development

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Dear Training client,

In these changing and uncertain times as we navigate COVID-19, we have had to re-look at the training we have on offer at Equal Opportunity Tasmania.

We have some training updates we would like to share with you.

Face to face training

To keep our clients and participants safe, we have ceased our face to face delivery until August 2020. Please contact us if you would like to book face to face training. Please email training@equalopportunity.tas.gov.au or call (03) 6165 7515.

On-line training

Our Trainers are available to do on-line Training for Workplaces, Community Groups, Schools and Exemptions.

Our Training and Education Officers will consult with you regarding your specific training needs. Programs can be tailored with content specifically catering to the needs of your organisation.

The training sessions are live and interactive. Each attendee requires access to a desktop or laptop computer with a good internet connection, and either a headset or microphone and speakers. Instructions for Skype will be sent with the invitation.

Our Training Team is committed to continue to provide support and high quality training. Please contact us to have the conversation regarding your training needs by emailing training@equalopportunity.tas.gov.au or phoning (03) 6165 7515.

Stay safe and well.

Jennie Gorringe and Louise Adams

Training, Education and Development Team

Equal Opportunity Tasmania

Podcasts

Podcasts

Podcast about Racism and COVID-19

Exploring how COVID-19 is impacting people’s lives, and leading to discrimination in ways we didn’t predict or want. What types of racist conduct is unlawful under the Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Act? May 2020.

Podcast about COVID-19 and discrimination - Your rights and responsibilities

Exploring some of the discrimination issues that might come up about the COVID-19 pandemic, and knowing your rights and responsibilities. May 2020.

Podcast about reporting abuse and/or harassment in Tasmania

How to report incidents of abuse and/or harassment you have experienced or witnessed. May 2020.

Podcast for Employees

Coronavirus – vulnerable employees identified. Knowing your legal rights and responsibilities as an employee under Tasmania’s Anti-Discrimination Act. May 2020.

Podcast for Employers

Coronavirus – vulnerable employees identified. Knowing your legal responsibilities as an employer under Tasmania’s Anti-Discrimination Act. May 2020.

Community information sessions

Community information sessions

The training team at Equal Opportunity Tasmania liaises with not-for-profit community organisations, community groups, unions and other interested individuals to provide a 1 hour FREE information session.

Community information sessions, workshops and engagement forums aim to promote non-discriminatory practices and empower those groups who are most likely to experience discrimination and harassment. Sessions can be designed to focus on a range of human rights issues such as those affecting:

  • People with disabilities
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Culturally Diverse groups / communities
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities
  • Young people
  • Older people
  • Gender

For more information or to organise an information session contact the training team on (03) 6165 7515, or email training@equalopportunity.tas.gov.au.

School student talks

School student talks

The training team at Equal Opportunity Tasmania works co-operatively with schools, colleges and other educational institutions to provide a range of FREE information sessions.

Presentations to students on issues relating to discrimination, harassment and bullying can assist schools to develop their capacity to:

  • accept and embrace diversity
  • celebrate and respect differences
  • promote non-discriminatory practices
  • empower those groups who are most likely to experience discrimination, harassment and bullying

Our talks are designed for students from Grade 4 upwards, we can work with the school to design programs such as Kahoot that will be age appropriate and engaging for students. For higher grade levels we can tailor the sessions for your school / college.

Session topics

Topics covered in sessions depending on the grade level of students are:

  • Diversity
  • Stereotypes – prejudice – discrimination
  • Types of bullying including cyber-bullying
  • Bystanders behaviour
  • What to do if it happens to you or you see it
  • Equal Opportunity Tasmania and the Anti-Discrimination Act 1998
  • Victimisation, inciting hatred and sexual harassment
  • Discrimination in employment
  • Rights and responsibilities

For more information or to organise a talk for your school /college contact the training team on (03) 6165 7515, or email training@equalopportunity.tas.gov.au.

Contact the Training, Education and Development team

Contact the Training, Education and Development team

The Training, Education and Development team can be contacted via the following:

phone Phone: (03) 6165 7515

emailtraining@equalopportunity.tas.gov.au