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The Education (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Regulations 2020: equalities impact assessment

Published: 18 May 2020
Directorate:
Learning Directorate
Part of:
Coronavirus in Scotland, Education
ISBN:
9781839607158

Equalities impact assessment for the Education (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Regulations 2020.

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The Education (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Regulations 2020: equalities impact assessment
Stage 3: Assessing the impacts and identifying opportunities to promote equality

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Stage 3: Assessing the impacts and identifying opportunities to promote equality

Having considered the data and evidence you have gathered, this section requires you to consider the potential impacts – negative and positive – that your policy might have on each of the protected characteristics. It is important to remember the duty is also a positive one – that we must explore whether the policy offers the opportunity to promote equality and/or foster good relations.

Do you think that the policy impacts on people because of their age?

Age Positive Negative None Reasons for your decision
Eliminating unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation     Yes The greater flexibility in how appeal hearings can be conducted, the extended timeframes in which they can be convened and supporting guidance we intend to publish will we believe enable education appeal committees to ensure they are conducted in such a way that minimises the risk of such discrimination.
Advancing equality of opportunity     Yes See above
Promoting good relations among and between different age groups     Yes See above

Do you think that the policy impacts disabled people?

Disability Positive Negative None Reasons for your decision
Eliminating unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation     Yes See above
Advancing equality of opportunity     Yes See above
Promoting good relations among and between disabled and non-disabled people     Yes See above

Do you think that the policy impacts on men and women in different ways?

Sex Positive Negative None Reasons for your decision
Eliminating unlawful discrimination   Yes See above
Advancing equality of opportunity Yes See above
Promoting good relations between men and women Yes See above

Do you think that the policy impacts on women because of pregnancy and maternity?

Pregnancy andMaternity Positive Negative None Reasons for your decision
Eliminating unlawful discrimination   Yes See above
Advancing equality of opportunity Yes See above
Promoting good relations Yes See above

Do you think your policy impacts on transsexual people?

Gender reassignment Positive Negative None Reasons for your decision
Eliminating unlawful discrimination   Yes See above
Advancing equality of opportunity Yes See above
Promoting good relations Yes See above

Do you think that the policy impacts on people because of their sexual orientation?

Sexual orientation Positive Negative None Reasons for your decision
Eliminating unlawful discrimination   Yes See above
Advancing equality of opportunity Yes See above
Promoting good relations Yes See above

Do you think the policy impacts on people on the grounds of their race?

Race Positive Negative None Reasons for your decision
Eliminating unlawful discrimination   Yes See above
Advancing equality of opportunity Yes See above
Promoting good race relations Yes See above

Do you think the policy impacts on people because of their religion or belief?

Religion or belief Positive Negative None Reasons for your decision
Eliminating unlawful discrimination   Yes See above
Advancing equality of opportunity Yes See above
Promoting good relations Yes See above

Do you think the policy impacts on people because of their marriage or civil partnership?

Marriage and Civil Partnership[3] Positive Negative None Reasons for your decision
Eliminating unlawful discrimination   Yes See above

Contact

Email: jerry.o'connell@gov.scot