Pttls 4 Assessment 2

Pttls 4 Assessment 2

Equal Opportunities must be available to all students and all tutors must adhere to the

rules set out in the legislation currently in place.

The Disability Discrimination Act (SENDA 2001) establishes the right for disabled

individuals to be treated equally and to receive the same opportunities and facilities as a

non-disabled individual.

In terms of an art class it may be that an individual may need help with carrying in their

materials or manipulation of the same. They may need extra space in which to learn or

possibly help with transport to the learning venue. Literature provided should show

inclusion of material representing people with a disability.

The Sex Discrimination Act (1975) is set out to ensure that individuals are not treated

differently as a result of their gender. It is important to recognise that in this area

“offensive” references, language and outdated opinions are still commonly expressed

and it is important that “ teachers of adults, whatever their subjects, have a part to play

in helping break down inequality…”. Daines,J., Daines,C., and Graham, B. (2006).

With reference to art courses the provision of reference material should reflect gender


The Race Relations Act (1975) deems that individuals must be treated equally

regardless of race, country of origin or religious persuasion. It is important to ensure that

all visual material and text provided adheres to this legislation and that students behave

towards each other in a way that reflects this.

The Data Protection Act (1998) regulates how personal information is used and protects

individuals from misuse of this information. Personal information received about

students by the tutor should be treated in confidence at all times.

Two further acts, The Protection of Children Act (1999)POCA and The Protection of

Vulnerable Adults Act POVA are relevant in teaching. Vulnerable individuals may need

to be assessed...

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