Resources: Diversity

8 resources found for "Diversity"
Curriculum Development and Collaboration within a Consortium Delivering Education Programmes: A Case Study
Outlines the process of responding to a comment from external examiners through to collaborative production of materials and curricula
Developing academic skills with a diverse student body
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 11, summer 2008, written by Tracey Johnson of the Education Support Unit at the University of Bristol. It explains how the university supports the development of academic skills in diverse groups of students and the particular needs of international students at UK universities. The article details how the Student Development Unit at the University of Bristol has trained over one thousand...
Disabled students in higher education : the impact of Anti-Discrimination legislation on higher education
This paper was delivered to the joint ESCalate and ESRC seminar : Towards a sociology of Higher Education - disabled students in Higher Education. It was delivered at the University of Bristol on 22/11/02. The paper focuses on moves to redress inequalities experienced by disabled students in higher education through anti-discrimination legislation
Forging the links: Raising Awareness of Diversity Issues in Primary and Secondary MFL ITE
Objectives To investigate the benefits of integrating an understanding of diversity issues within the study of modern foreign languages for (Initial Teacher Education ) ITE students undertaking Primary and Secondary PGCE courses . To investigate the attitudes about issues of diversity of key trainers in MFL, and their willingness to allow ITE student teachers to “try something new and different” in their school based practice . To...
Letters from Americans: the perceptions of American student teachers working with children at risk in European schools
Shared global concerns in education have recently focused on underachievement and the difficulties associated with the education of the children of migrant labour. These priorities unite Europe and the United States in a growing unease that a large number of young people are not meeting their academic potential through failing at school and becoming excluded from mainstream society. The CARE project ( addresses the concerns of...
Promoting cohesion, challenging expectations
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 18, autumn 2010 by Peter Hick of Manchester Metropolitan University. Peter Hick and his team have been looking at ways in which the teachers of tomorrow are being educated about race equality and diversity in 21st century schools
Promoting cohesion, challenging expectations : educating the teachers of tomorrow for race equality and diversity in 21st century schools
This is an ESCalate themed funding project looking at Teacher Educators for the 21st Century led by Peter Hick of Manchester Metropolitan University. NQTs often feel ill-prepared for challenges arising from complex issues of ethnicity and race equality in schools (TDA, 2008), yet little is known about teacher educators’ understandings of these issues. The project participants will interview teacher educators in Manchester and Edinburgh and...
There 2 Care
There 2 Care is 7 minute film about young carers that explores their lives, what jobs they do, they challenges they face and what concerns them. A group of young carers helped to make it in conjunction with Where's Lunch Productions and Guide Dog Productions with the advice of a group of young carer workers from The Zone, Plymouth City Council. It tells the stories of how they became young carers, the people they look after, how this affects...