Managing Equality and Diversity

Managers have an additional layer of responsibility with regard to equality, diversity and dignity. Part of the manager's role is to consider these issues in the design of services, learning, environments, policies and procedures as well as in managing teams and individuals. This page aims to direct you to the information you might find most useful.

Policy framework

For the most comprehensive information on the NTU approach and expectations regarding equality, diversity and dignity, visit the Policies and Procedures section


We have identified a number of resources which may be useful for you in your planning and management, including a diversity calendar.


All managers must have an awareness of the legal requirements of the Equality Act 2010. These are outlined in our Governance section.

Supporting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at NTU

The EDI Team supports academic and service areas in bringing equality, diversity and inclusion to life in their immediate setting and beyond, through project work and consultancy.

Equality Challenge Unit (Advance HE)

ECU (now part of the merger Advance HE) provides a central source of expertise, research, advice and leadership for universities and colleges regarding equality, diversity and inclusion

Learning and Development – book your place

All new managers are invited to attend the Managing Equality and Dignity in Practice training course. This is a blended learning course, consisting of an online element and a face to face session. 

Find out when the next sessions are running and book your place.


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