This report, In-work poverty, ethnicity and workplace cultures by Joseph Rowntree Foundation might prove a useful resource for your HR departments when thinking about progress and barriers to staff or agency staff in low paid positions. The report covers barriers to low paid across all ethnic groups as well as drawing out issues for minority groups. […]
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Professor Simon Schama who advised on the new history curriculum now criticises Michael Gove and urges history teachers to reject the final document. The Telegraph’s report highlights that among Schama’s concerns is ‘the focus on white males with too much emphasis on “how Britain influenced the world” rather than vice versa’. With the wrong kind of […]
The Spring 2013 edition of Runnymede’s Bulletin, focusing on Young People, is now available to read online. Articles include: Male Black Youth Unemployment; The Marginalisation of Refugee Children; Reducing Inequalities in School Exclusions; and Exploring “Digital Race”.
For those of you thinking about shaping your cultural offer to meet the needs of people in receipt of personalisation grants this event might be useful to better understand how personalisation works and how some minority groups are experiencing it. More info is here.
This year we used our meetings to learn about affordable access options for visually impaired visitors; we shared projects such as the Migration Museum’s next steps and Kew Garden’s plans for engaging their communities with the rebuild of their Temperate House (which we learned about at our summer special at Kew and Kew Palace– a […]
The Equality and Diversity Forum (EDF) is a network of national organisations committed to equal opportunities, social justice, good community relations, respect for human rights and an end to discrimination based on age, disability, gender and gender identity, race, religion or belief, and sexual orientation. They have an excellent free newsletter that we trawl regularly […]
Runnymede Trust is an independent race equality think tank. They engage in research, network building, leading debate, and policy engagement. Runnymede is working to build a Britain in which all citizens and communities feel valued, enjoy equal opportunities, lead fulfilling lives, and share a common sense of belonging. They have a range of projects and […]
Hats off to the Watt’s Gallery for facilitating a fascinating symposium at the British Museum on working with prisoners. Laura Phillips skilfully brought together professionals from the arts and cultural heritage sectors with a wide range of providers in, and associated with, the prison service. It was good for DHG to learn about a multitude […]