This duty will help public authorities address inequalities and contribute towards a fairer society. We are helping public authorities use the duty to achieve better outcomes for everyone.
What we are doing in Wales
The Commission has a unique role as regulator of the PSED. Our regulatory approach in Wales is to make the most of this powerful new opportunity to promote equality by:
How we are encouraging
Showing how the duty can deliver better outcomes, highlighting and sharing good practice, particularly through our Equality Exchange Network.
Download our presentation on governors’ responsibilities in regard to the new Equalities Duties in Wales.
How we are guiding
Helping practitioners understand their responsibilities and how best to drive public service improvement.
- Steps to meet the PSED in Wales (English version) (144KB, Word)
- Steps to meet the PSED in Wales (Welsh version) (140KB, Word)
- Guides to the PSED in Wales
- Equality impact assessments
- For the voluntary sector
- For schools
- Reasonable adjustments for disabled pupils (English version, Word, 51KB)
- Reasonable adjustments for disabled pupils (Welsh version, Word, 56KB)
- Preparing the first annual report
- Technical guidance
How we are monitoring
Targeted monitoring to identify and share trends and good practice. Monitoring reports shared with government to assist in measuring progress and ministerial reporting.
Our monitoring of the PSED in Wales
Equality Objectives: A summary of public authority equality objectives in four key sectors.
In addition to our specific monitoring work we commissioned NatCen to provide a fuller view on public authorities progress on the PSED. Read more about research.
Last updated: 11 May 2021