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

Scotland’s college lecturers have voted in favour of industrial action on pay, as the long-running national dispute continues. #EISNews #FightingforFE


@tiecampaign @BurnessPaullLLP @EISUnion What a brilliant turnout for 2024 Glasgow Pride! Thanks to all our members who came along.

Thank you to @tiecampaign and @BurnessPaullLLP for a lovely start to our Pride event this morning with brunch and networking. A few of our members were there with @EISUnion ex president Paula McEwan and Equalities convenor Nicola Fisher.

We are recommending that all FELA members post any ballots away today to be guaranteed their say in the FELA national statutory re-ballot.

Please, if you have not posted already you must post your ballot away today! #FightingforFE

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Archive Material

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