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Equality and inclusive leadership in local government


Experience LGIU’s in-house training and explore equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) work in public services. This course is FREE to LGIU members and only £10 for nonmembers. Dive into the full version of this training by reaching out to us about bespoke training for your organisation.


Are you looking for a new approach to EDI work in public services? Look no further than LGIU’s Thobani 6C model. Our focus on shifting leaders’ and managers’ practice, confidence, and capability to integrate EDI effectively will challenge your thinking and empower you to create sustainable EDI practices. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enhance your EDI practices and make a positive impact.

Key outcomes

Participants will leave the session with:

  • Increased understanding and awareness of the importance of EDI in public services.
  • Enhanced skills and knowledge in integrating EDI effectively.
  • Improved ability to create sustainable and impactful EDI practices in the workplace.

Who should attend

This session is recommended for leaders and managers, members, and officers in public service who are committed to equity, justice, and inclusive professional practice, and are interested in learning about a new approach to equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) work. The session will support and challenge their thinking and practice on EDI, and teach them how to make this work self-sustaining and sustainable at all levels of decision-making.

Your LGIU trainer

Munira Thobani has worked in senior roles on leading and managing change in a number of London local authorities. Her expertise is in equalities, social care, governance, partnership and collaborative working, policy and strategy development, performance management and community engagement.

What others are saying about LGIU training

The session was set up just right – a good mix of breakout rooms where you could learn from experiences of others whilst input from our tutor was relevant and made you look at ways to improve your own performance.”

– Liz, from Northumberland