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5 Tactics For Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

2nd December 2014

Unconscious bias is actually a rather scary concept, but it is nonetheless something that nearly everybody is subject to. In simple terms, unconscious bias refers to the biases that we have towards others that are not in our conscious control. When we meet people, we make instant assessments of them, normally based on our own…

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Creating a Strategy For Equality And Diversity Training

No matter what your institution, business or other workplace environment, creating a unified vision where inclusion and diversity is valued by all is of utmost importance. Long-term success in any organisation is only achievable by including people from all backgrounds and sections of society. By making sure they’re all equally a part of the working…

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Barnardo's

17th November 2014

“David and his team are valued partners and have provided Barnardo’s with good support in developing e-learning programmes. David has provided excellent guidance and his team have brought a high level of creativity to the design of new innovative programmes which Barnardo’s can now offer to other customers on safeguarding and child sexual exploitation. “…

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Accessibility: creating voice reader elearning for blind and visually impaired people

It goes without saying that e-learning should be available for everybody. What is more, e-learning environments and courseware should be accessible, useable, and of the same quality for all who participate. The great thing about e-learning is that the information and knowledge expressed throughout the course is often done so through various multimedia – text,…

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Smartphone elearning – the importance of responsive design

13th November 2014

I think it’s fair to say that we have now officially moved away from the perception that it is only an option to make your elearning content available on the smartphone – it’s not, it’s imperative. Over the last five years, mobile internet traffic has experienced a somewhat steady growth, but, this has seen a…

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Is E-learning for Diversity a tick-box exercise? How to move beyond compliance

29th October 2014

We live in an increasingly diverse society, which is very often reflected in the workplace. It is of course important that we always respond with the appropriate sensitivity to this diversity, and learners in all workplace settings will reflect it in their gender, age, class, sexuality, race, religion, disability and ethnicity. The legal framework that…

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Marshall ACM at the SDF Conference 2014

9th October 2014

Marshall ACM is taking part in the SDF Staff Developers Conference at Leeds’ Met Hotel on Thursday 13 and Friday 14 November 2014. Over two days the SDF Conference 2014, ‘Creative Leadership – how we develop our leaders with originality and impact’, will have four keynote speakers: Laughologist Kerry Leigh on ‘Laughology’ ActionCOACH James Vincent…

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University of Portsmouth

26th September 2014

“University of Portsmouth has worked with Marshall ACM for many years having initially invested in their Equality and Diversity on-line training package. As the Equality and Diversity Manager I am really impressed with the personal service they provide and the engagement they offer to their clients. The product range is always being developed around the needs…

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University of Surrey

23rd September 2014

“Marshall ACM delivers diversity training that engages staff and makes a difference, where working together is key to organisational cultural change.”   Angie Cousins Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion University of Surrey (Sept 2014)

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Marshall enei Unconscious Bias seminar

22nd September 2014

We recently held a complimentary 2-hour Unconscious Bias seminar for Marshall clients with our new partners enei – Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion – at Clarence Centre for Enterprise and Innovation within South Bank University. The event was attended by almost 20 Marshall clients representing 13 organisations from the private and public sectors. Dan Robertson of…

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enei and Marshall form new partnership

19th August 2014

The Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei) and Marshall have forged a new partnership, and to mark this occasion we’re running a complimentary unconscious bias session exclusively for our clients and partners at the Clarence Centre for Enterprise and Innovation St George’s Circus, London SE1 0AE. David Marshall, Marshall CEO explains: “We’re very pleased to announce…

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enei Unconscious Bias E-learning

13th August 2014

Exploring Unconscious Bias, dramatically The Marshall ACM ENEI Unconscious Bias course was designed in collaboration with the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion, one of the premier organisations in the field of Equality and Diversity. Building on Marshall ACM’s expertise in the field, the course incorporates engaging vox pop videos with members of the public…

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E-learning commissions – August 2014 update

8th August 2014

We seem to be bucking the trend of the traditionally ‘quiet August’ with several new e-learning commissions to report this month. City of Glasgow College have just launched their student diversity training course. And the University of London have commissioned us to produce a new staff induction course. Both courses will be ‘responsive design’ which…

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City of Glasgow College

23rd July 2014

“Whilst other companies provide similar packages, I was delighted by the level of customisation and localisation available from Marshall ACM. Indeed, we were able to incorporate images and reference to policy, values, behaviours and services specific to our college, together with a Scottish voice-over. Subsequently, rather than adopting a generic, off-the-shelf product, Marshall ACM has…

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“Whilst other companies provide similar packages, I was delighted by the level of customisation and localisation available from Marshall ACM. Indeed, we were able to incorporate images and reference to policy, values, behaviours and services specific to our college, together with a Scottish voice-over. Subsequently, rather than adopting a generic, off-the-shelf product, Marshall ACM has…

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Students at risk e-learning – for students

22nd July 2014

Providing students with the tools to support their peers This course has been designed for students and their peers to identify students at risk and understand the risk of self harm, addictions, stress-related illness, obsessive behaviour, anxiety and eating disorders. It includes a checklist to enable the friends of people with these conditions to identity…

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Students at risk e-learning – for staff

Providing staff with the tools to support students at risk This e-learning course has been designed for members of staff, particularly lecturers, to help them identify and provide support to ‘at risk’ students displaying early warning signs of mental health issues and substance misuse. It will be particularly useful for lecturers or academics who are…

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Canterbury Christ Church University commission Marshall LMS

16th July 2014

Shortly after University of Arts London chose our in-house LMS, Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) have become the latest university to commission Marshall LMS. David Marshall, MD at Marshall ACM explains: “Faced with the usual problems of managing and co-ordinating courses from multiple e-learning suppliers, and nowhere to house their internal courses, we provided Canterbury Christ Church…

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E-learning commissions – July 2014 update

15th July 2014

Marshall work with most universities in the UK so we’re delighted that our new corporate offering is proving so popular. Over the past few weeks we’ve received commissions from several global and nationally renowned organisations: Multinational construction company Laing O’Rourke has commissioned our Equality and Diversity e-learning course  Supermarket chain Morrisons commissioned our Unconscious Bias…

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Marshall & Kognito providing student at risk e-learning

14th July 2014

Marshall E-learning Consultancy works with many clients in the higher education and further education sectors, and they’ve been asking us for several years if we could produce some resources dealing with the serious ‘student at risk’ issues. These resources are particularly useful for lecturers or academics who become personal tutors for students. In addition to…

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Our Unconscious Bias LinkedIn Showcase Page

7th July 2014

Unconscious Bias under the spotlight We’ve been looking into the new LinkedIn Showcase Pages and how they enable you to highlight your work on a particular topic. And we recently created an Unconscious Bias Showcase Page which brings together all the content we’ve created on this subject over the last year or so. LinkedIn members…

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"Be safe, Be smart" CSE awareness course launches

19th June 2014

We’ve just launched an innovative CSE awareness e-learning course that was developed with childrens’ charity Barnardos. The course is designed for young people, to be used in a facilitated classroom environment, and to be engaging and informative, yet not patronising. The course will be of interest to anyone working with children, or who may be…

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Barnardo's Be Smart, Be Safe E-learning

17th June 2014

Child Sexual Exploitation awareness course, developed by experts This innovative CSE awareness e-learning course has been developed in collaboration with childrens’ charity Barnardos. It has been designed for young people, to be used in a facilitated classroom environment, and to be engaging and informative for children, yet not patronising. Your learning outcomes Although the course…

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Listen to our second 'Talking Unconscious Bias' podcast

13th June 2014

Do you know what Unconscious Bias is? How does it impact on the things we do every day like walking down the street, going shopping or watching the World Cup? We got Unconscious Bias and Diversity Consultant Sneha Khilay, based in our Fleet Street offices in London, UK and our Client Relationship Manager (Australia) Jude-Martin Etuka…

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