Civil Servants: Training

Cabinet Office written question – answered at on 19 January 2024.

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Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Conservative, South Holland and The Deepings

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will publish a list of diversity and inclusion training programs in the civil service.

Photo of John Glen John Glen The Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office

The Civil Service has limited diversity and inclusion specific training. The current list of courses available through the cross Civil Service learning offer is listed below. This does not include training designed for departments and professions to meet specific needs or that which is purchased outside of the centrally managed contracts.

  • Civil Service Expectations

  • Collaborating effectively in cross-cultural teams

  • Creating an Inclusive Culture

  • Creating Inclusive Virtual Teams

  • Creating Team Inclusivity

  • Cultivating your Cultural Intelligence

  • Dealing with Everyday Racism

  • Disability inclusive management

  • Ignite inclusion

  • Inclusive leadership

  • Leading inclusive teams

  • Managing Inclusion

  • Modern Leadership – skills for managing a diverse workforce

  • Neurodiversity in the workplace

  • POC Managers Session 1: Leading inclusively

  • Power of choice

  • Respect Training

  • Sexual Harassment

  • Understanding multiple perspectives

  • Working with different cultures – a Managers Toolkit

In May 2023, the Chancellor of the Exchequer commissioned a review of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion expenditure in the Civil Service. The review which included capturing spend on equality, diversity and inclusion training is now concluded and I am now engaging with the Cabinet Office who led the review, to determine next steps.

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