Module 1:Power, Privilege and Intersectionality (compulsory module)


Module 1:Power, Privilege and Intersectionality (compulsory module)

In this module you will analyse the meaning of equality, social inclusion and diversity in different contexts, programmes and daily interactions. You will have opportunities to reflect on your own power and privilege before participating in a live session. This session explores the limitations of working with marginalised groups in silos and how we can use our power to enable a more intersectional approach in programmes. 

Module Aim: To deepen your understanding of power dimensions, equality and inclusion, and increase awareness of the impact of your own biases and behaviours. 

Module Objectives:

By the end of this module you will be able to:

  • Distinguish between equality, social inclusion and diversity.  
  • Analyse your own power and privilege, and how it affects your behaviours and perspectives when working in programmes and operations. 
  • Reflect on the dangers of working in silos with regards to marginalised groups and vulnerability.  
  • Illustrate how an intersectional approach can lead to more effective programmes.

Module Structure

This module is a blended learning programme comprising the following:

  • Facilitated live session - 2 hours
  • Self-paced learning - 1 hour
  • Facilitated group works & discussion - 1 hour

Time commitment required is 3 hours for this module.

This module is part of the 5-module course on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Humanitarian Programming. The course offers a flexible, modular approach to online learning. There is one core module that introduces the concepts, and then four optional modules. You can select any of the four optional modules depending on your needs and develop your own learning journey at a pace that suits you. More on other modules please see here.


Where is this Module hosted?

The live online sessions are hosted on Zoom. We recommend joining via the Zoom app. Participants may join the training via a browser, although the browser offers limited access to some of the interactive features of the training.

Participants will be expected to have a stable internet connection and to actively participate in all facilitated sessions.

Self-paced learning, facilitated group works and discussion will be on RedR UK’s eLearning platform. Participants will receive instructions on how to join the course with guidance on after registration.

What is the schedule for live facilitated session?

Core Module Power, Privilege and Intersectionality (compulsory module):

21 February 2022, 09:00-11:00 AM (GMT+0)

All live session times are in accordance to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Facilitated sessions will include 30 min of break.

For the schedule for other modules offered as part of the Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Humanitarian Programming, please see here

How much does the module cost?

£80 (individual fee i.e., for those funding themselves);  

£100 (organisational fee i.e, for those being funded by an organisation)

RedR UK is committed to making our courses accessible to any organisation, regardless of size. We offer 10% discount for local NGOs – limited seats. Please email training@redr.org.uk for further details. We also offer course scholarships for eligible participants who meet specific criteria. For more information on RedR UK Scholarships and how to apply, please click here.

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HPass Badge

Upon completion of the course, you will be eligible to apply for a HPass Badge, a digital indicator of achievement, and a way for participants to demonstrate their skills and experience in the humanitarian sector. You can find more information on HPass Badges here.

If you have any questions about this course or require further information, please contact training@redr.org.uk.

In case of any complaints, please email complaints@redr.org.uk

RedR UK is committed to making sure everyone’s needs are met, including people of different genders, ages and disabilities. If you have any specific access requirements or learning needs RedR UK are committed to try and make reasonable adjustments to support your needs, please email training@redr.org.uk at any stage of the booking process to talk directly to RedR UK about your needs.


Course Overview

Course Length
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