Equality: Anti-Racism

Promoting Equality in Education

Latest Initiatives

A Diverse Workforce
A diverse workforce reflects a multi-cultural and multi-racial Scottish society at all levels, promoting greater understanding and cohesion, towards the creation of a fairer and more inclusive society;
Mobilising for Anti-Racism at Work
The EIS has produced Anti-racist Leadership Learning Resource for EIS Equality Reps, Trade Union Reps, Local Association Secretaries and Branch Secretaries.
Refugee Week Video
For Refugee Week, we have made a short film that shows the journey of the EIS Welcome Packs that extend a warm welcome to migrant and refugee children into Scottish schools.
National EIS BAME Network
The EIS Equality Department are now working with the EIS Glasgow BAME Network to develop a National Network for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Members.
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Welcome to EIS Equality – Anti-racism

The EIS is committed to the promotion of sound learning, rooted in equality. We oppose racism in all its forms, and advocate for educational establishments to be safe, inclusive environments for all children, young people and staff.

On this area of our website, you can find out more about the EIS’s work towards race equality, access opportunities, events and learning, and useful anti-racist learning resources.

If you have a suggestion for what you think should be included on the website, please email John Harris (jharris@eis.org.uk).

Learning and Events

Educational Resources

Guidance and Policy

Member Led Activity

The EIS are delighted to host a member-only screening of 'Freedom to Run' at the Glasgow Film Theatre on the 25th of April 2024 from 6pm - 8pm.

This film screening is free. However, all members are required to register using the registration form here:

Solidarity with NUJ members seeking a fair pay rise from their employer from the EIS and @EISFela

Andrea Bradley appeared on Good Morning Scotland to discuss violence in schools, with a focus on Aberdeen Local Authority.

'A large driver of the violent, aggressive and distressed behaviour is a lack of additional support needs provision'


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Archive Material

View our archived material on Anti-Racism within Scotland’s education system