The British Council has created a CD-Rom to help its staff at 109 countries
around the world understand the organisation’s equal opportunities and
The CD-Rom, which has been shortlisted for a British Diversity Award for
innovation, has been developed by the British Council’s diversity policy
manager Fiona Bartels-Ellis, in conjunction with consultant Ken Whittingham.
The disc contains examples of good and bad practice as well as exercises and
Bartels-Ellis said the CD-Rom is an ideal way of communicating policy to a
workforce spread across the globe.
"As well as communicating the policy and strategy and our commitment to
the issues which we view as central to our work, we wanted to do something that
might bring the issues more alive," she said.
"It is fun, and highlights its importance to us," Bartels-Ellis