Regardless of

Diversity involves valuing and having regard for everyone and using those differences to create cohesive and diverse local, national and global communities. Put the “I” in diversity in this challenge!

You will need

Microsoft Powerpoint or Google Slides
For-release-Regardless-of (1)
3.33 MB | pptx

Preparation

Instruction

Diversity is part of the world we live in. Think of how each individual event or roles you hold makes you view the world in your own unique way. In this challenge, you would go through an introduction to the concept of Diversity and learn some key terms and mental frameworks in order to be a more diverse and inclusive person!

 

This activity is designed and developed in consultation with a diverse group of people from different backgrounds, faiths, and affiliations.

We endeavour to present this activity in a neutral and balanced manner.

 

What is diversity?
Download and complete the “Regardless of” worksheet available under “attachments”.

Alternatively, you may access the Google Slides version here (this will create a new copy of the document on your personal drive)

 

Reflect and Apply

Reflect on what you have just gone through and the importance of diversity. You may wish to use the reflection questions to guide your thinking or the pages with the “cloud” icon.

 

Reflection

1) Why is diversity important in Scouting?2) How can you as an individual build a more diverse and inclusive society?3) In Scouting, how can you create a safe space?

Details

Competencies

  • Social Development
    Social ResponsibilityA Scout sees themselves as a citizen of the world, and engages in social causes and contributes to the community, country or society due to a sense of responsibility to and solidarity with fellow citizens or fellow humans.
  • Social Development
    Relationships and CommunicationA Scout is keen to explore other ways of life and consider sociocultural and religious diversity enriching rather than threatening.

Activity Counts Towards

1a. Investigate the origins and meanings behind the National Symbols of your own country.

1b. Participate and understand the significance of Scout Ceremonies, including Scout Basic Drills