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‘Bias Busting for Beginners – An Introduction to Anti-Bias in Education’

The link below is to a webpage is to an electronic version of the publication, which includes hyperlinks to over 140 additional resources and references for educators and anyone interested in tackling bias. NICIE has published several works in this field over the past 20 years and this one is designed to be as user-friendly as possible, with sections on some …

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Be a part of Census 2021 – How to Complete

Census Day is Sunday 21 March 2021. The census gives us a picture of all the people and households in Northern Ireland. It gathers vital information that helps plan and fund public services, such as transport, education and health. By taking part and encouraging others to do the same, you will help make sure your local area gets the services …

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The Racial Equality welcomes input to the Department for the Economy’s ESOL policy

The Department for the Economy is asking for input to their ESOL Policy regarding ‘the journey of English language learning’ and gathering information on the subject. The Racial Equality Unit welcomes your comments in this data gathering exercise. The Racial Equality Unit would therefore ask that if you have any input please could you respond to the Race Equality Inbox …

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OpenLearn – Race and Ethnicity Hub

OpenLearn launches hub to offer fresh perspectives on race, racism and ethnicity The Open University’s free learning site, OpenLearn has  launched a new hub page to offer fresh perspectives on race, racism and ethnicity. The Race and Ethnicity Hub will host existing and new content, including articles, videos, audio recordings and courses, which draw on expertise from across the OU’s core faculty areas. For …

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Belfast Met – ESOL assessment and enrolments sessions 2021

Belfast Met has added an extra slot to its ESOL bookings to assist students to access help and assistance. The ESOL Admin team agreed on releasing the upcoming ESOL assessment bookings earlier that week. The new date for the Assessment and Enrolment slots going live via the Belfast Met website will be 3rd December – Thursday – at 1pm.  www.belfastmet.ac.uk …

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UK Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities Consultation

The UK Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities consultation entitled “Ethnic disparities and inequality in the UK: call for evidence”, The Commission have been asked by the government to review ethnic disparities and inequality in the UK, focusing on the following 4 areas: Education Employment and enterprise Health Crime and policing The closing date for submissions to the consultation closes …

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Free Universal Credit Awareness Session

Universal Credit Information & Awareness Training (half day) The introduction of Universal Credit (UC) represents a fundamental change to the benefits system and has brought many changes and challenges for claimants and advisers alike. With the ongoing rollout in NI being  followed by the migration of clients from legacy benefits to Universal Credit advisers need to be capable of guiding …

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Law Centre Migrants and Benefits Course – various locations

Migrants and benefits This course gives advisers the tools they need to quickly identify what entitlement migrants have to social security and other public services. Can a Latvian worker receive help with housing costs? Can a Syrian refugee claim Universal Credit? Can an American spouse claim disability benefits? Can a victim of trafficking get free healthcare?   This course will …

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