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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Course (Essential eLearning)

Target audience

All colleagues throughout DCU and its campus companies.

Course description

This IUA-developed EDI programme has been tailored to the needs of Ireland’s institutions, including the Irish legal context, and then further adapted at institutional level to reflect each institution’s EDI policies and services.

The purpose of the EDI in HE eLearning programme is:  

(1) to raise awareness of how equality, diversity, inclusion and human rights issues permeate organisational culture, and 

(2) to understand what third level education staff responsibilities are under Irish equality and human rights legislation.

Module details:

  • Module 1 an introductory module gives you a comprehensive overview of the importance and benefits of EDI and Human Rights and the legal landscape in which Higher Education Institutions operate.  
  • Module 2 covers Recruitment and Selection and is essential for any staff member involved in the selection process. 
  • Module 3 looks at meeting the needs of diverse students and best practice tips on fostering equality in teaching and learning settings.  
  • Module 4 looks at putting policy into practice


Each chosen module takes 30 minutes to complete

How to access the course

Register for our Essential eLearning to access the course.