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David Cameron has launched another attack on multiculturalism as part of his attack on Islamist extremism. “Timid politicians with a ‘misplaced’ fear of offending.....continue >>>
New research from Race on the Agenda (ROTA) shows that free schools are failing to comply with statutory requirements on equality.
The public sector equality duty (PSED) exists to support schools to tackle unlawful discrimination, meet diverse needs, identify and address the reasons for different educational outcomes for different groups, and create school environments where all pupils feel valued and safe from all kinds of bullying and harassment.
Between November 2011 and February 2013, ROTA delivered the Shaping the Future seminar series, which considered some of the main challenges facing London’s BAME children and young people and their families, following a difficult economic period and wide-spread policy reforms and public spending cuts.
Between November 2011 and February 2013, ROTA delivered the Shaping the Future seminar series, which considered educational reforms and the current state of play in terms of educational inequality. A concerning discussion point that came up at many of the seminars was that growing numbers of BAME children and young people are being diagnosed with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and pressurized to take medication by healthcare professionals and schools.
ROTA has just launched a discussion paper and survey to explore this discussion point further. Read the paper at http://www.rota.org.uk/category/publications/research-publications and access the survey HERE.
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Film, featuring Professor Kamaldeep Bhui, Lord Victor Adebowale and
Micol Ascoli, among others, on the value of cultural consultation in
mental health, the current political challenges. .