Staff Training

Date published: 12/03/2021

FOI reference: 20/21 199

Date received: 02/03/2021

Date responded: 12/03/2021

Information requested

1.   How many staff have undergone unconscious bias training over the last five calendar years? Please could you break down the number by year for 2021 (up to and including the end of February), 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017.

2.   How much money has been spent unconscious bias training for staff over the last five calendar years? Please could you break down the figure by year for 2021 (up to and including the end of February), 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017. In each case where there has been expenditure on unconscious bias training, please could you state which company the money went to, how much, and the date of the payment.

3.   If unconscious bias training has been provided to staff, please could you provide details of the format of the training is - its title, how many hours/days the training lasts, and any other relevant detail which summarises what it entails.

4.  If possible, please could you provide a copy of any training material - documentation including, but not limited to, training packs, worksheets, fact sheets etc - distributed to staff as part of the unconscious bias training in any of the above years. Please note, if this is not possible, please proceed with the remainder of the request.

Response

  1. In September 2019 one member of staff attended Unconscious Bias Training.
  2. This was a free event.
  3. It was a breakfast time event for 1.5 hours.
  4. There were no training materials provided.