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Reports of research in the area of diversity and achievement.
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Minority Ethnic Recruitment and Retention Project - Phase 3 September 2008 - July 2009 - University of Exeter Sarah Bennett
Project that supports black and minority ethnic trainees in a mainly white institution in South West England. Includes project reports from 2004- 2009.
Black to the Future Conference Report
Report on the one-day widening participation conference that was held by the widening participation team at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in October 2009.
Black Children's Achievement Programme Evaluation DCSF- U. Maylor, S. Smart, K. A. Kuyok & A. Ross (2009)
The Institute for Policy Studies in Education (IPSE) at London Metropolitan University was commissioned in 2007 by the DCSF to conduct a small-scale two-year evaluation of the Primary Black Children's Achievement (BCA) Programme. The evaluation sought to identify effective practice (at school and local authority level) that could usefully be adopted by a wider range of schools and local...
Who Cares about the White Working Class? Sveinsson, K. P (ed.) (2009) The Runnymede Trust
Runnymede asked eight prominent thinkers on race, class and inequality to reflect on the state of class in 21st century Britain, and its relationship with race equality.
Improving Educational Outcomes for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Pupils: What works? (DCSF, 2009)
This is an interim report on the case study phase of a three year study commissioned by the DCSF and conducted by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER)
NQT ‘Achieving Race Equality in Schools' Training Programme
Multiverse commissioned The Runnymede Trust to run a series of NQT training sessions on race equality. This report highlights the lessons learnt from the training and makes recommendations for future policy.
New Arrivals from Jamaica - Bill Bolloten (2009)
This article focuses on new arrivals from Jamaica.
Writing race: student constructions of racialised hierarchies - Clare Warner 2009
This study explored the way students constructed whiteness and non-whiteness in the short stories they submitted for coursework requirements in GCSE English literature.
Child poverty in perspective: an overview of child-well being in rich countries. Unicef Report (2007)
A comprehensive assessment of the lives and well-being of children and adolescents in the economically advanced nations.
REDCo - Religion, Education, Dialogue, Conflict
REDCo is a centre based at Warwick University funded by the European Commission Framework 6 Initiative. The centre targets mainly 14 –16 year olds and how teaching about religion in schools can promote dialogue and reduce conflict.
Summary of Research Project: The experiences of young black and minority ethnic young people following the transition to secondary school - Caulfield, Hill & Shelton (2005)
Details of research project: Caulfield, C. Hill, M. & Shelton, A. (2005) The experiences of young black and minority ethnic young people following the transition to secondary school The SCRE Centre, University of Glasgow
The Toledo Guiding Principles on the Teaching about Religions and Beliefs in Public Schools (2007)
Document prepared by the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) which enjoins member European states to to provide guidance to their schools on respecting cultural difference and teaching about religion in a fair and balanced way.
Literature Review - Improving outcomes for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils (2009)
This review of the literature on the education of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils was published recently by the DCSF
Aspiration and attainment amongst young people in deprived communities. Analysis and discussion paper - December 2008
This discussion paper explores the potential impact of local initiatives on educational aspirations and attainment with particular attention to pupils’ aged 11-14 (Key Stage Three).
Miss, can you speak French?- linking ‘MFL’, ‘EAL ‘and ‘English’ in 'primary language teaching' - Jean Conteh (2008)
This article explores some of the issues underpinning the new Key Stage 2 Framework for languages, whereby every child will have, by 2010, the opportunity to learn another language.
Polish Pupils in London Schools: opportunities and challenges - Rosemary Sales (2008)
This is the first major study to look at the implications for teachers in schools and for tutors in Initial Teacher Training of Polish migration.
Gypsy Traveller students in secondary school: perceptions of behaviour and patterns of exclusion
DCSF research digest of study looking at perceptions of behaviour and patterns of exclusion - Gypsy and Traveller pupils.
Prejudice and Pride: Resource pack based on the experiences of young Travellers
Prejudice and Pride is a valuable resource pack comprising a DVD and a research report . The 28 page report presents the findings of a study commissioned by the Cambridgeshire Traveller Implementation Group and published by the Ormiston Children and Families Trust.
An exploration of training and support issues for those working with children, young people and families from Traveller, Irish Traveller,Gypsy, Roma and Show People Communities
This is a report of a recent research project commissioned by the Children’s Workforce Development Council (CWDC) to explore the range of issues around working with Travellers, Irish Travellers, Gypsies, Roma and Showpeople, as well as the support and training available to staff involved. The research was conducted by the NfER and published in 2009.
The situation regarding the current policy, provision and practice in Elective Home Education for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children
Research report of a study into Elective Home Education of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children commissioned by the DFES (Ivatts, 2006)
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