Full program description
At the very core of human rights is human connection and solidarity. This series of credentials allows you to explore what diversity and inclusion means, and how to bring this critical human rights practice into your workplace.
Diversity and Inclusion in Practice Essentials
The essentials credential is an introduction to diversity and inclusion. It will explore the systems of power that organise, maintain, and justify marginalisation and oppression in our society, and showcase a range of lived experience stories. This credential is discussion-based and will provide plenty of opportunities for interaction with the presenters and your course peers.
- to complete the online component of this course you will need a personal device with reliable internet access.
- Attendance of a face-to-face workshop on 17 April 2023 is compulsory. It will be in Perth, Western Australia. Date, time and exact location to be comfirmed.
Duration: 30 hours
Diversity and Inclusion in Practice Extend
The extend credential explores diversity and inclusion from the perspectives of marginalised groups. Presenters with lived experience will deliver content covering diversity of race, culture, sexuality/gender, and ability. This credential includes practical exercises that aim to build a foundation for implementing change in the workplace.
Diversity and Inclusion in Practice Deep Dive
The deep dive credential consolidates your learnings from the previous credentials to consider the practical implications of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. In this credential, you will develop and present a plan for implementing change in the workplace to your course peers.
This program is particularly suitable for:
- those wanting positive change, including organisations and employees committed to embedding diversity and inclusion into the workplace
- HR professionals interested in reducing workplace marginalisation.
When you complete this program of Curtin Credentials, you will:
- understand the systems of power that organise, maintain, and justify marginalisation and oppression in our society.
- appreciate the lived experiences of people from a range of diverse communities.
- critically review the practices in your own workplace that may inhibit diversity and inclusion.
- plan diversity and inclusion practices suitable for your workplace.
To successfully complete this credential, you are required to pass the final assessments for each credential. Assessments include:
- a written piece reflecting on how the ideas discussed relate to your workplace (500 words) is based on the preparation and delivery of a presentation to other participants on the diversity and inclusion change that will be implemented in your workplace (10 minutes).
- a written reflection on how the ideas explored relate to your workplace, and ideas for implementing change in your workplace (1000 words
- the preparation and delivery of a presentation to other participants on the diversity and inclusion change that will be implemented in your workplace (10 minutes)
Sessional Academic, School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry
Mx Misty Farquhar OAM is a Lecturer and PhD Researcher at Curtin University's Centre for Human Rights Education. Locally and nationally, they are active in community outreach, education, and advocacy efforts. They have presented as an invited speaker at conferences around Australia and consulted on diversity and inclusion within a range of organisations. Prior to commencing their work with the Centre for Human Rights Education, Misty held community and organisational development leadership positions across sectors.
Co-Director of the Centre for Human Rights Education
At the Centre for Human Rights Education, Caroline teaches human rights and engages in research and advocacy in public policy and the experiences of people seeking asylum in Australia. She has been a regular visitor to some of WA’s sites of immigration detention and written extensively about the i mpacts on people seeking asylum of indefinite detention, being released into the community with minimal supports, and living on a temporary visa. Caroline has also been involved with a range of community groups and human rights campaigns over the past three decades. She is currently a Board Member of the Refugee Council of Australia and Co-Convenor of the WA Refugee and People Seeking Asylum Network, and continues to work alongside people seeking asylum and WA, national and regional refugee support organisations and activists to advocate for the right to seek asylum
Once you successfully complete and pass each final assessment, you'll earn a digital badge that is instantly shareable to your social networks (including LinkedIn) which showcases your new skills and knowledge mastery.
This credential provides foundation knowledge in a discipline and doesn't require previous knowledge.
This credential sllows you to acquire intermediate knowledge and skills in a discipline. This credential usually requires you to have some related prior learning or experience.
This credential is immersive and offers a high-level learning in a discipline, and is built on your extensive experience in the same or similar area.
On successful completion of the Program you will also earn 25 credit points which are in line with Australian Qualification Framework Level 8 criteria, ensuring comprehensive theoretical and/or technical knowledge of the credential. 100 credit points are required to earn a Graduate Certificate at Curtin.
Curtin Credentials focus on five themes, which have been carefully curated based on what's most relevant and valuable to professionals today, and in the future. This credential fits within the following theme:
Develop positive, sustainable, resilient and inclusive traits to guide your life, career, and organisational directions. Learn what it takes to motivate and inspire in a contemporary business setting.
Thrive and adapt in the changing world of work by developing and broadening your skillset in a range of areas including work design and cognitive flexibility.
*Curtin may cancel or reschedule a credential at any time and for any reason as it sees fit. The Start Date and the other details of this credentials are provided as a general guide only and may change from time to time.
✝This program involves 150 hours of online resources, readings, activities and assessments at your own pace within 12 months, and a minimum of 6 hours of instruction, face-to-face. However to pass and earn 25 credit points, you may to commit further time.
^A mix of online and face-to-face learning.
§Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase.