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Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility

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Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility

CHREA Training

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Our office offers training in the areas of Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility. If you are interested in receiving the following workshops, please contact us. Upcoming offerings are listed below.

Current Training Offerings:


Positive Space Training

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All spaces at Trent should be safe for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity and expression. 

Upcoming Training Sessions: 

January 23, 2018
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m; Durham College Room 114

January 24, 2018
1:0 p.m-2:00 p.m; OC 205

 If your department/group would like to schedule a training please contact humanrights@trentu.ca at ext. 7725 or visit the Human Resources Calendar to register.  

For more information on Positive Spaces please visit the CHREA Positive Space page. 


Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Training

The Centre for Human Rights, Equity, and Accessibility coordinates and offers various training initiatives related to the AODA.

Upcoming Training Sessions: 

January 26, 2018
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m;  OC 205

Trainings include the following: 

AODA Customer Service Training
Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR)/Human Rights Code Training
Training for Educators 

 AODA Online Training is also available. 

If you or your department/group would like to schedule an AODA training session please contact access@trentu.ca at extension 6602  or visit the Human Resources Calendar to register.  

For more information on AODA training requirements please visit the CHREA AODA Training page.


Accessible Documents Training

The Centre for Human Rights, Equity, and Accessibility coordinates and offers various training initiatives related to Accessible Documents. 

Trainings include the following:

  • Accessible MS Word and MS Word Forms
  • Accessible Adobe PDF and PDF Forms (using Adobe Pro)
  • Access MS Excel
  • Accessible MS PowerPoint 
  • Customized training upon request 

Upcoming Training Sessions:

Creating Accessible PowerPoint and Excel Documents

February 8, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
*Video Conference

Creating Accessible MS Word Documents and Forms

February 15, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m

Creating Accessible PowerPoint and Excel Documents

February 15, 2018
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Creating Accessible PDFs and PDF Forms Using Adobe Pro

February 21, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. *Video Conference

Accessible MS Word and MS Word Forms - Register at Human Resources webpage.  

If your department/group would like to schedule accessible document training please access@trentu.ca at extension 6602. 


Valuing Diversity Training

The Centre for Human Rights, Equity, and Accessibility offers a workshop on valuing diversity. 

Upcoming Training Sessions:

There are currently no Valuing Diversity training sessions scheduled. 

To schedule a Valuing Diversity training session please contact humanrights@trentu.ca at ext. 7725.