Twilight CPD: Protected characteristics: promoting equality and inclusion through PSHE education (cross-phase)

Explore how PSHE education can help promote inclusion and meet statutory expectations regarding protected characteristics, through the curriculum and as part of a whole-school approach.
Protected characteristics
In response to member requests, we’re pleased to introduce this new course exploring how to promote equality through teaching about the protected characteristics outlined in the Equality Act.
Lydia Stober
Subject Specialist

Course description

PSHE education is a powerful tool through which we can support equality and inclusion for all children and young people in our schools. This session will support PSHE teachers to understand DfE and inspection expectations relating to the protected characteristics, and how PSHE education can support schools to meet these.

This course includes

  • 1 hour 15 minutes of high-quality, interactive training led by members of our Subject Specialist team, the leading national experts in PSHE education
  • Recommended post-course reading to follow up after the session
  • Practical ideas and guidance to support you to embed teaching about protected characteristics into your school’s PSHE education curriculum


Dates available: 25 March, 1 July 2024

Time: 16:00-17:15

Price: £95 per person

Availability: PSHE Association members only

Payment method: All places are booked per person and all delegates attending will be charged accordingly. We encourage payment by card, however if this is not possible an invoice can be requested when booking. Invoices may also be sent for late bookings.

Frequently asked questions
  • Our twilight courses run from 4pm – 5.15pm to make it easier for members to participate outside of regular teaching hours. These short, sharp sessions don’t go into the same detail as our full-length CPD, but cover the essentials of safe, effective practice.

  • Click the 'book now' button at the top of this page to proceed to the booking process, where you'll be asked to enter your card details.

    Our events are available exclusively to members, so you'll need to login to your account first. If you're not a member, you can sign up here.

  • Yes, if you're part of a school membership, you can book a CPD or twilight session on behalf of someone else.

    Click the 'book now' button and you will see a dropdown list featuring all your colleagues associated with your membership. Select the right person and continue booking as usual.

  • We'll send you an email with all the details you need to join the session a few days prior to the event date. 

  • Our training is designed to complement and enhance our member resources and support, to help you and your school make the most of membership.

    Membership also ensures you can access support after the training if you need it, to help you meet the specific needs of your school.

  • Yes! Check out our group training page where we offer three different packages.

    Find out more information about each option and then send us an enquiry form, and our team will get back to you to discuss in more detail.

    We can also offer significant discounts on PSHE Association membership for groups with multiple schools.