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Gypsy & Traveller Cultural Awareness Training

Surrey-children's-services-academy-logoWe are pleased to announce that there is a new eLearning course available on Olive that has been produced by Friends, Families and Travellers

This four-module course should take approximately 1 hour to complete and is recommended for all colleagues, especially those wishing to engage or work more effectively with Gypsies and Travellers.

On completing this course, you will have:

  • An increased knowledge of culture, traditions and history of the Gypsy and Traveller communities;
  • A better understanding of diversity within Gypsy and Traveller communities;
  • A knowledge of the barriers which effect Gypsy and Traveller communities in accessing education, health, employment, accommodation, safeguarding and other public services
  • An improved awareness of how to engage effectively with the Gypsy and Traveller communities and what can be done to ensure inclusion in service delivery.

You can access the course via your learning on Olive. Scroll down a little to ‘Find Learning’ and search for: Gypsy & Traveller Awareness.