News

Campaign calls for BAME author quotas in GCSE study lists

Exam boards should ensure “at least a quarter of authors” in GCSE English literature specifications are from ethnic minority...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Investigation: diversity of education leadership roles fails to improve despite DfE pledge

The proportion of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) leaders of England’s largest academy trusts has fallen, with 98...

James Carr
James Carr
News

Coronavirus: ‘Significant gap’ in advice for schools to protect BAME staff

A network representing black, Asian and minority ethnic education staff has published its own guidance to help schools prepare...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Revealed: the lack of diversity in education leadership roles

Only three per cent of the largest academy trusts in the country are led by non-white bosses, a new...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Diversity

How do we improve diversity in the media without tokenism?

Every summer, Schools Week publishes a count of how many women vs men – and how many BAME contributors – have...

Schools Week Reporter
CATH MURRAY
Opinion

How teachers can help minority students get into Oxford

One in three Oxford colleges admitted no black British students in 2015. Samina Khan explains how teachers can make...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

BAME teachers need to be ‘endorsed’ by white people to get promotions

Black, Asian and minority ethnic teachers are not able to move into senior roles unless they are endorsed by...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Opinion

3 ways to address BME representation in schools

Last week The NUT and The Runnymede Trust launched their report ‘Visible and Invisible Barriers: the impact of racism...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

New group to boost status of ethnic minority teachers

A networking and events group aimed at encouraging more black, Asian and ethnic minority candidates into teaching and headship...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg