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Equality and Diversity

My University?: Diversity in Higher Education

The following websites look at how  equality and diversity are being addressed  in Higher Education:

Decolonise the Curriculum project at the University of Kent

Students from the conducted research (with the help of staff members Dr. Suhraiya Jivraj, Sheree Palmer and Dave Thomas) through engagement with students from various schools around the university to draft this manifesto.

Diversity reading list

Helping you include authors from under-represented groups in your teaching. Primarily philosophy based but also taking in science, logic, mathematics and other academic areas.

Embedding Equality and Diversity in the Curriculum

The Higher Education Academy’s Embedding Equality and Diversity in the Curriculum (EEDC) discipline-specific practitioner guides aim to support academics in creating learning and teaching experiences and environments that enable all students to reach their potential, to feel included in their learning journeys and to become diversity competent.

Government Equalities Office

The Government Equalities Office leads work on policy relating to women, sexual orientation and transgender equality.

Innovating Pedagogy 2019

Open University report on exploring new forms of teaching, learning and assessment, to guide educators and policy makers.

Nobody takes responsibility for tackling racism in my university. Why? 

"I’m an academic of colour at one of the country’s elite universities. My large department has never hired a black academic to a permanent position, and academic staffing remains overwhelmingly white. Yet when I point to the absence of diversity in my department, I am often reassured – without concrete evidence – that we are making “good progress.” Guardian Article 29/03/2019

Office for Students; Equality and Diversity

The Office for Students (OfS) is the independent regulator of higher education in England. 

Racial/Ethnic Minority Students

A resource from the American Council on Education (ACE)

The white elephant in the room: ideas for reducing racial inequalities in higher education- HEPI

A collection of essays from leading anti-racism voices in HE published by Higher Education Policy Institute.

Why is my curriculum white?

Video from UCL students that looks at the issues surrounding decolonising the curriculum and BME attainment in higher education.

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