Latest Initiatives

Black History Month 2021: How to teach Black History

This year, we would like to take the opportunity to seek member contributions and opinions around the topic of “How to Teach Black History”.

Anti-racist Leadership Learning

Welcome to anti-racist learning. As part of the EIS Anti-racist Strategy 2020-2021, a series of learning activities has taken place in collaboration with the Scottish Association of Minority Ethnic Educators (SAMEE), funded by Scottish Union Learning. On this page you will find learning material developed from these sessions, including poetry...

Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

It is now over 75 years since the liberation of the Nazi extermination camps which saw the genocide of 6 million Jewish people, as well as many Romany Gypsy, LGBT, disabled people, political enemies of the Nazis and trade unionists.

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.

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 (

Archive Material

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