Equity, Inclusion & Organisational Diversity

Leading EDI pathway

Accredited by the Institute for Leadership Management (InstituteLM)

We are proud to have designed and won accreditation for the UK’s first accredited CPD programme in “Equity, Inclusion & Organisational Diversity”. Our programme combines theory with practice and is designed for persons working within and outside the education sector. 

This programme is suitable for: existing and aspiring leaders and HR practitioners, working in various organisational contexts. We have so far delivered this programme to participants in the education sector, nuclear industries and charity sector

Modules and Duration

  1. Let’s Talk About Race: Developing a shared language and practice
    19th April 09:30am – 12:30pm
    26th April 09:30am – 11:00am
  2. Understanding Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
    11th May 09:30am – 12:30pm
    23rd May 09:30am – 12:30pm
  3. Leading Diverse Teams and Workforce
    20th June 09:30am – 12:30pm
    27th June 09:30am – 12:30pm
  4. Leading change for equity
    TBC – 4.5 hours
  5. Institution Focused Case Study
    TBC – 30 hours

Key: Modules: 1,2,3: Associate level; Modules: 1, 2,3 +5: Member level; Modules: 1,2,3 +5 Fellow level 

Programme Duration

  • Associate: up to 3 months
  • Member: up to 8 months
  • Fellow: up to 8 months 


  • Associate: £745+VAT
  • Member: £1,195+VAT
  • Fellowship: £1,750+VAT

Levels and Suggestions

  • Associate: suitable for someone wishing to develop their knowledge and understanding of EDI issues 
  • Membership: suitable for someone leading EDI change at unit level (e.g.: in a department) 
  • Fellow: suitable for someone with strategic responsibility for leading EDI change at institutional level

Programme Arrangements

  • We offer rolling start dates
  • We offer a ‘Closed cohort’ model where we deliver to 10 or more participants in an institution or across two or more collaborating institutions  

Programme Benefits

  • Designed and delivered by experts
  • Blends research and case studies practice
  • Quality assured training which reflects national standards for leadership and management.
  • Enhances the capacity of participants/ /organisation to more effectively engage with and advance diversity in their organisation
  • Successful completion will allow participants to use post-nominals (AMInstLM, or MInstLM or FInstLM)
  • 1-year FREE membership of the ILM from the date of registration
  • Access to the InstituteLM’s online library for the period of registration.

About Us

Institute for Educational & Social Equity provides consultancy services on anti-racism and other inclusion, diversity and equity issues. Our USP is that our approach combines research with practice. Our services are built on three pillars: research, capacity development and institutional support.


Company number: 12718201

Company address:
20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N17GU

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