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Blog: Equality in the classroom and the corridors

Blog: Equality in the classroom and the corridors

11 April 2014

Attainment for all requires joined-up action from all, says ECU’s Chris Hall

Race equality charter mark: trial opens today

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04 April 2014

Applications to take part can be submitted from today

Race equality charter mark trial

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Information on the race equality charter mark trial

Perspectives on mainstreaming equality: sharing practical approaches

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(IET Teacher Building, Glasgow, from Jun 04, 2014 09:30 AM to Jun 04, 2014 03:30 PM)

A conference for colleges in Scotland

Equality in higher education: statistical report 2014

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Presenting national HE equality data

Intersections between widening participation and equality in English HEIs

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Exploring intersections between socio-economic class and low participation neighbourhoods with age, disability, ethnicity and gender, and the impact they have on student entrance, retention, attainment and leaving destination

Occupational segregation in Scottish HEIs: disability, race and sex

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(University of Strathclyde, from Jun 11, 2014 10:00 AM to Jun 11, 2014 03:00 PM)

Event launching ECU's research of occupational segregation issues for staff working in Scottish HEIs

And the winner is ...

27 February 2014

Kingston University diversity initiative wins at the Guardian University Awards 2014

Blog: A big night, a bigger impact

Blog: A big night, a bigger impact

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26 February 2014

ECU is sponsoring the Diversity Initiative category at the Guardian University Awards tonight. Chief Executive David Ruebain explains why this is a turning point for the HE sector

Governing bodies, equality and diversity in Scottish HEIs

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Investigating how governing bodies can best oversee equality work and increase the diversity of their membership

Race equality charter mark consultation

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11 February 2014

This is your chance to tell us what you think about our plans for a race equality charter mark for higher education

ECU's equality charter marks

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ECU provides three equality charter marks

Embedding equality in outcome agreements

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Developing outcome agreements that help meet the mainstreaming equality duty in Scotland

Mature BME and disabled students getting less from their HE experience

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21 November 2013

Impact on achievement pronounced for disabled students and minority ethnic students over 36

Mainstreaming equality: delivering on outcomes

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A new programme of support to assist colleges in Scotland to implement their equality outcomes at local and regional level

Different backgrounds lead to different student experiences of HE

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05 July 2013

ECU response to HEFCE report 'Higher education and beyond: outcomes from full-time first degree study'

Race equality charter mark

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Details of ECU's work on developing a race equality charter mark

Publishing equality information: a guide for HEIs in England

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Guide to meeting the publishing requirements of equality legislation

Occupational segregation in Scottish HEIs: disability, gender and race

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Assisting HEIs with their equal pay duties by investigating occupational segregation issues around disability, gender and race

Have your say: new equality charter marks

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29 May 2013

Help us develop new race and gender equality charter marks

Promoting good relations on campus: a guide for higher and further education

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Guidelines for fostering good relations, preventing hate crime and managing intolerance on campus

Attendance monitoring requirements for Tier 4 students

05 March 2013

UK Border Agency clarifies position on attendance monitoring

Equitable admissions team workshop

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(Edinburgh, from May 16, 2013 10:30 AM to May 16, 2013 04:00 PM)

Team workshop for Scottish higher education institutions to progress equitable admissions procedures

Collecting data on non-academic atypical staff

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Making diversity monitoring of atypical staff easier

Measuring progress on equality: qualitative evidence

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Guidance to help institutions track and demonstrate their performance on equality using qualitative evidence

Understanding adjustments: supporting staff and students who are experiencing mental health difficulties

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Raising awareness amongst all staff and students of the role they can play in promoting an inclusive environment which is supportive of mental health

Progressing careers in HE: diversity at senior levels

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Tracking the career trajectories of alumni from the Leadership Foundation's Top Management Programme (TMP)

Assessing impact for equality during and beyond college regionalisation

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Supporting colleges in Scotland as they assess the equality impact of changes brought about by regionalisation

Targeted action needed for greater impact

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12 December 2012

Findings from ECU's Equality in HE statistical report

Engaging college boards and senior management

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To support college boards and senior management teams in reviewing how they consider equality and assess impact during regionalisation

Equality in higher education: statistical report 2012

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The equality challenges facing UK higher education

Annual survey now open

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13 November 2012

Take part in our survey on the work of ECU

Setting equality outcomes: colleges in Scotland

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Helping colleges develop and meet equality outcomes by the April 2013 deadline

Quality assurance: embedding equality within college practice and processes

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Assisting colleges to meet quality assurance and equality requirements

Equality through procurement in further and higher education Toolkit

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Guidance for UK higher education institutions and Scottish colleges who wish to embed equality in their procurement practices

Mainstreaming: equality at the heart of further education: final report

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Sharing the findings of ECU's mainstreaming programme for colleges in Scotland

Places available at ECU's national conference

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01 October 2012

One-day passes now available for Enhancing reputation: adding value through equality

Equality in colleges in Scotland: statistical report 2012

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ECU's report into the equality challenges facing colleges in Scotland

Delivering LGB equality: making your college LGB friendly

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Guide for senior management on a strategic approach to lesbian, gay and bisexual equality in colleges

Equality Act 2010: positive action through bursaries, scholarships and prizes Toolkit

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Avoid unlawful discrimination in bursaries, scholarships and prizes

Mainstreaming: equality at the heart of higher education: final report

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Sharing the findings of ECU's mainstreaming programme in Scotland

Attracting international students event materials

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Download presentations from the 28 May 2012 event

Advancing race equality in higher education event materials

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Download presentations from the 25 May 2012 event

Attracting international students: equitable services and support, campus cohesion and community engagement

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How equality can attract, retain and improve the achievement of international students

Advancing race equality in higher education

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(Woburn House Conference Centre, London, from May 25, 2012 10:00 AM to May 25, 2012 04:30 PM)

*Fully booked* Follow the event on Twitter: #raceinHE

Mentoring: progressing women's careers in higher education Toolkit

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Investigating the factors that make mentoring programmes for women successful

Attracting international students: equitable services and support, campus cohesion and community engagement

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(University of Edinburgh, from May 28, 2012 10:00 AM to May 28, 2012 02:00 PM)

*Follow on Twitter: #IntStudentsEquality * Unveiling the findings of ECU's research into attracting international students through placing equality and diversity at the centre of the international student experience

REF: Equality and diversity training pack

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Materials and guidance for equality and diversity training for those selecting staff for submission to the REF 2014

Meeting the Equality Act 2010: learning from disability equality schemes in higher education in England

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Building on the lessons from disability equality schemes to ensure disability equality for staff and students

REF consultation on draft panel criteria and working methods

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ECU response to equality considerations in the Research Excellence Framework

New Equality Act guidance: Specific duties for England

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06 October 2011

ECU revises guidance as final regulations confirmed

BME staff face discrimination in higher education

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04 October 2011

ECU report highlights discrimination in HE in England

Experience of black and minority ethnic staff in HE in England

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Exploring the lived experience of black and minority ethnic staff (BME) and how institutional policy and practice may affect BME staff differently

Equality Act abroad Toolkit

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What equality legislation means for institutions operating abroad

Enabling equality: furthering disability equality for staff in HE

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Reflecting the experiences of over 300 disabled staff working across the HE sector

Religion and belief in HE: researching the experiences of staff and students

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Providing a nationwide evidence-base exploring issues around religion and belief in the staff and student experience

Take part in our new pilot schemes

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09 June 2011

Good practice in employment recognition schemes in development for gender and race

Mainstreaming: equality at the heart of further and higher education Toolkit

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Initial findings of ECU's mainstreaming project for further and higher education

Joining up agendas: internationalisation and equality and diversity in HE

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Senior management briefing on the benefits of developing joined-up working between equality and diversity and internationalisation

Supporting BME students to achieve

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17 March 2011

ECU and HEA publish commentary on improving the degree attainment of black and minority ethnic (BME) students

Effective equality surveys Toolkit

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Exploring the staff and student experience in higher education institutions

Supporting good relations in higher and further education

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Supporting higher education institutions and colleges in the effective management of good relations and the development of a positive culture that fosters good relations between individuals and groups.

Managing reasonable adjustments in higher education

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Guidance on managing reasonable adjustments for disabled staff and students

Internationalisation and equality and diversity in HE: merging identities

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Research report into the relationships between equality and diversity and the internationalisation agenda

Equality in higher education: statistical report 2010 Toolkit

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A statistical overview of the equality challenges facing higher education in 2010

Equality and diversity: embedding excellence in higher education

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(Hotel Russell, London, from Oct 19, 2010 09:00 AM to Oct 19, 2010 05:00 PM)

A UCAS conference for 2010: contemporary approaches to fair recruitment and retention

Equality in restructuring and redundancy

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Equality impact assessments in higher education

Higher education institutions reap the benefits of working in partnership with disabled students

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09 June 2010

Higher Education Academy and ECU launch guidance showing that the way institutions engage with disabled students makes a real difference to the student learning experience, and the institution as a whole

Strategic approaches to disabled student engagement Toolkit

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Effective strategies to engage and involve disabled students as partners

Advancing LGB equality Toolkit

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Improving the experience of lesbian, gay and bisexual staff and students in higher education

DOC: Advancing LGB equality

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Download an accessible Word version of our guidance to improve the experience of lesbian, gay and bisexual staff and students in HE

PDF: Advancing LGB equality

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Download the PDF of our guidance to improve the experience of lesbian, gay and bisexual staff and students in HE

Postgraduate Review

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ECU's response to the Postgraduate Review call-out for evidence

UUK event: Universities and active ageing: engaging older learners

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(Woburn House Conference Centre, London, WC1H 9HQ, from Feb 17, 2010 09:30 AM to Feb 17, 2010 04:00 PM)

Engaging older learners in education and training

Sensory access in higher education: guidance report 2009 Toolkit

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Making sure the campus environment doesn't disadvantage sensory impaired staff or students

ECU response to the Equality Bill consultation now online

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22 September 2009

ECU's consultation response is now available for higher education institutions to download

Governing bodies, equality and diversity: research report 2009

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The report considers the diversity of the governing bodies themselves and provides recommendations to help governors fulfil their obligations in relation to equality and diversity

Religious observance in higher education: institutional timetabling and work patterns Toolkit

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The first in a series of briefings and case studies on reconciling religious observance and academic or management responsibilities

Governing bodies, equality and diversity Toolkit

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A handbook for governors of higher education institutions

Internationalising equality, equalising internationalisation Toolkit

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The intersection between the internationalisation and equality and diversity agendas in the higher education sector

Can we keep our minimum age for student entrance?

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Will we be able to retain our minimum age for student entrance (mostly 17 or 18 years old)?

Research Assessment Exercise 2008: Equality briefing

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Equality briefing for Research Assessment Exercise panel chairs, members and secretaries

What is the Heyday case?

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Flexible working: useful links

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Useful links for further information on flexible working

Flexible working: what universities are doing

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Case studies of a number of universities that have focused on work-life balance

Flexible working: job sharing

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The main issues in job sharing are compatibility between those involved, and good communication

Flexible working: homeworking

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Homeworking is a popular flexible working option

Flexible working: ensuring success

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Advice on flexible working

Flexible working: options

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There are many types of flexible working on offer. The different options are changing all the time as companies try to develop innovative ways to retain key staff

Flexible working: dealing with a request

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Procedure for dealing with flexible work requests

Flexible working: flexitime

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Concerns about flexible working

Sexual orientation

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Advice and consideration of issues that may affect staff and students relating to sexual orientation

Age guidance

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Resources and publications on age in higher education

Supporting trans staff and students

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An introduction to the issues equalities practitioners, managers and policy makers need to consider in order to support transgender staff and students

Monitoring disability equality

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This page highlights the importance of monitoring in achieving disability equality

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