ROTA PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday 24 September 2014
Free Schools failing black and Asian children, new research shows
Free Schools were supposed to put power into the hands of local communities but they are failing children from Black, Asian and minority Ethnic communities (BAME) and increasing inequality, according to a new report.
Building on previous reports by ROTA and NASUWT this new Report again finds that a substantial proportion of free schools are not operating fair and inclusive admissions policies....Read more
Inclusive Schools: The 2nd Report of the Free Schools Monitoring Project (2014) builds upon previous research carried out by ROTA (2012, 2013) which assessed the risks of emerging inequalities within the free schools programme and explored potential ways of addressing these.
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NASUWT PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday 15 September 2014
Free Schools failing to demonstrate they are advancing racial equality, new report finds
The Coalition Government’s free schools programme, contrary to its stated aims to address educational disadvantage and attainment gaps, is failing to do so, concludes a report commissioned by the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union in the UK.
Vidushi Marda, formally a ROTA volunteer in June 2014 interviewed participants of ROTA’S Healthy, Mobilised and BAME Project.
Read the latest blog 'Is “White Privilege” a useful concept in the current UK context?' by Andy Gregg, ROTA Chief Executive.
In the United States over the last 30years a useful concept has been developed which we could do with discussing much more on this side of the Atlantic. This is the concept of ”white privilege”. As a white person I can take a .... continue >>> Read more
The aMASE community study is an online survey. It focuses on the barriers to accessing health care for migrant communities. The survey is open to all migrants, whether they are living with HIV or not. Information from this study will be used to help plan services and ensure that the best care is available for everyone in Europe, no matter where they come from.
ROTA is promoting this important survey of health care for migrant communities. Please encourage your members to participate in the survey....Read more