An independent report summarising the findings from the OfS Addressing Barriers to Student Success programme has been published. Between March 2017 and October 2019, the £7.5 million programme funded 17 projects across the country, focusing on addressing gaps in educational and employment outcomes of students from the lowest socioeconomic backgrounds and for black, Asian and minority ethnic students by supporting student belonging and engagement with higher education, and consequently participation, retention and attainment.
October is Black History Month – this blog piece on Allyship is well worth taking a few minutes to read.
WonkHE@Home ran an event this week: Black Lives Matter –
Taking action to tackle racism across HE, hosted by Amatey Doku. Watch the recording, view the slides and access further resources by clicking on the title of this post.
Due to popular demand, the Academic Development and Diversity team are re-running its online Narrowing the Gap CPD programme over the summer. It is well known that there is an unexplained difference between the outcomes for UK domiciled white students and UK domiciled students from BME backgrounds; this gap at Hallam is above sector average.…
A one hour panel discussion with Q&As – hosted by Madiha Sajid and featuring Dr Gurnam Singh, Associate Prof of Equity of Attainment, Coventry University and Dr Tamjid Mujtaba, Senior Research Associate,
Institute of Education, UCL – see the booking site for further details.
Bulldozing Bias is a community of practice webshop investigating radically effective methods for fighting bias in higher education Wednesday 15th July 2020 – 11:00 – 13:00 BST – Blackboard Collaborate Bulldozing Bias is a community of practice webshop (online workshop) investigating radically effective methods for fighting bias in higher education. There has been a lot…
Join the Hallam Guild Group: HWLS Minoritised on 10th June for a conversation about race equality at Hallam, as part of this year’s online Creating Knowledge conference. Book your place here (select the Building inclusive communities session, 10th June, 10am): https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creating-knowledge-conference-2020-tickets-106212596736. The full conference programme can be viewed via the Creating Knowledge hub at: https://blogs.shu.ac.uk/creating/conference-2020/
We’d like to draw your attention to two upcoming events with a specific focus on supporting BAME students: Supporting black, Asian and minority ethnic students during the coronavirus crisis Office for Students Webinar – Friday 5th June, 11:00-13:00 *Update: this event is now fully booked but it is hoped a video recording will be made…
Update April 2020: Due to the current COVID19 situation, this event has been postponed – please visit the Narrowing the Gaps website for up to date information.
Please share – a series of events and activities for your students Visit Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union what’s on for the full listings and booking links