Equality and Diversity

Learning and development

Information on available equality and diversity [E&D] learning and development, and resources.

For Staff:

e-Diversity in the Workplace (e-learning)

Increase your knowledge and understanding of equality and diversity issues.

e-Diversity in the Workplace

Implementing Reasonable Adjustments for Staff (e- learning)

This  module will help you to understand disability, and identify how reasonable adjustments can be made in the workplace for staff with disabilities.

Implementing Reasonable Adjustments for Staff

Unconscious Bias (e-learning)

Overcoming Unconscious Bias online training module.

By the end of this course you will be able to explain what bias is and where it comes from; how it impacts on the people around us in the workplace; and what you can do to minimise the negative consequences.


Promoting the creation of an Accessible Curriculum For Students With Disabilities through making freely available informative publications for academic staff

Race equality toolkit - Universities Scotland

Race equality in relation to learning, teaching and assessment.

Race equality toolkit

Trans-Gender Equality Training

This training is not a University of Edinburgh module, but  links to an external organisation - Foundation online learning. You will have to register your details to access the training.  At the following link select Equality and Diversity, then Trans-gender equality - the 7th strand, and register  your details where prompted:

Foundation Online Learning


For Students:

Equality, diversity and unconscious bias

Course Enhancement Questionnaires and link to Equality/Unconscious Bias trainingmodules for students at:


Resources and guidance

Further resources and guidance on E&D related issues.

Related Links

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) eLearning Portal

ECU - Unconscious Bias and Higher Education Training Pack

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service advice leaflets


Dr Pete Jones,  C.Psychol. C. Sci. AFBPSs, Shire Professional Chartered Psychologists, 24-minute video on the science behind unconscious bias.  Note it is for internal use only,  and not for use by external trainers and consultants.


View the Unconscious Bias video 'UnderpinningUBunbranded' on YouTube