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Advancing equality and diversity in universities and colleges


Funded projects

Twenty nine projects were awarded grants from the Equality and diversity good practice fund

Identifying and disseminating best practice for apprentices with SEN

Abingdon and Witney College, South East region

Keywords: Apprenticeships, Disability, Engaging employers, SEN


LDD Calendar project

Barking and Dagenham College, London region

Keywords: Disability, Engaging employers, Entrepreneurship and enterprise


Identifying staff and learner development needs in challenging discrimination

BCTG Limited, West Midlands region

Keywords: Construction, Disability, Enabling careers advisers, Engaging employers, Engineering, Race, Religion and belief, Retail, Sex, Sexual orientation


SafeHaven: tackling harassment and bullying in the community

Blackpool Council Adult Community and Family Learning, North West region

Keywords: Enabling careers advisers, Engaging employers, Gender identity, Sexual orientation


Challenging stereotypical career choices through apprenticeships

Bournemouth and Poole College of Further Education, South West region

Keywords: Apprenticeships, Enabling careers advisers, Peer mentoring, Sex


Towards a trans-positive culture

Bradford College, Yorkshire and the Humber region

Keywords: Enabling careers advisers, Gender identity


Equality and diversity in the horseracing industry

The British Racing School, East region

Keywords: Age, Horseracing, Race, Religion and belief, Sex, Sexual orientation, Work-based learning


Overcoming barriers faced by young people with LDD on entry to FE sectors

Careers South West, South West region

Keywords: Apprenticeships and traineeships, Disability, Enabling careers advisers


Apprentice mE & Do: advancing equality and diversity in the workplace

City College Norwich, East region

Keywords: Age, Disability, Engaging employers, Gender identity, Race, Religion and belief, Sex, Sexual orientation


Addressing stereotyping of LGB apprentices in construction

Construction Industry Training Board, National project

Keywords: Apprenticeships, Construction, Enabling careers advisers, Gender identity, Sexual orientation


Advancing equality for disabled learners in workplace learning

Grantham College, East Midlands region

Keywords: Apprenticeships and traineeships, Disability, Engaging employers


Sexual orienteering

Gloucestershire College, South West region

Keywords: Disability, Gender identity, Sexual orientation


Deaf awareness ambassadors: paving the way for inclusion

Hackney London Borough Council (Hackney Learning Trust), London region

Keywords: Deaf and hearing learners, Disability, Enabling careers advisers


Challenging gender stereotypes in STEM apprenticeships

Halesowen College, West Midlands region

Keywords: Apprenticeships, Enabling careers advisers, Engaging employers, Disability, Intersectionality, Race, Sex


Beyond the Big Picture

Hartlepool College of Further Education, North East region

Keywords: Age, Disability, Enabling careers advisers, Gender identity, Race, Religion and belief, Sex, Sexual orientation


Equality and diversity in family learning: religion and beliefs

Learn Devon, South West region

Keywords: Religion and belief


Cornwall equality project

The Learning Partnership for Cornwall, and Isles of Scilly Limited, South West region

Keywords: Apprenticeships, and traineeships, Care leavers, Disability, Engaging employers


Inclusion in Action for LGBT students

The Mary Ward Centre, London region

Keywords: Gender identity, Sexual orientation


Supporting female apprentices

Myerscough College, North West region

Keywords: Apprenticeships, Remote learners, Sex


Building bridges: changing gender perceptions

North Lindsey College, Yorkshire and the Humber region

Keywords: Apprenticeships and traineeships, Beauty therapy, Construction, Enabling careers advisers, Engaging employers, Engineering, Hairdressing, Sex


TeachDifferent: the identity programme

The Northern College, Yorkshire and the Humber region

Keywords: Identity champions, Intersectional identities, Voice


Pathways to apprenticeships

Petroc, South West region

Keywords: Apprenticeships and training, Disability


Equality and diversity in Sussex colleges

Plumpton College, South East region

Keywords: Age, Apprenticeships and traineeships, Disability, Race, Sex, Sexual orientation


Valuable or a drain: perceptions of employment for 50+

Reading Borough Council, South East region

Keywords: Age, Careers, Employment, Enabling careers advisers


Women in security: changing pathways, changing perceptions

Skills for Security Limited, West Midlands region

Keywords: Apprenticeships, Employers, Security careers, Sex, Traineeships


Embedding equality and diversity in employer training partnerships to impact gender bias

South Tyneside College, North East region

Keywords: Apprenticeships, Employers, Sex, Traineeships


Raising employability through equality and diversity in workplace culture

Walsall Adult and Community College, West Midlands region

Keywords: Age, Apprenticeships and traineeships, Disability, Enabling careers advisers, Engaging employers, Race, Religion and belief, Sex, Sexual orientation


Intersectionality in adult and community learning

Workers’ Educational Association, National project

Keywords: Intersectional identities


The humane selfie: ‘Life gets better together’

Working Men’s College, London region

Keywords: Gender identity, Religion and belief, Sexual orientation