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

On Wed 13th December we will join students and peacefully gather outside UHI Shetland Lerwick Campus to protest the proposed cuts to lecturing staff and course provision. The protest will take place at the same time as UHI Shetland College Board are due to meet. Join us.

Join us for our next disabled members network meeting on Wednesday the 13th December.

The Disabled Members Network is a network space for all members who identify as disabled, to chat, connect and access information.

For more info follow the link: https://www.eis.org.uk/networks/disability

Join us on Sat 13 January, 10am-2.30pm, in Glasgow, for a day focused on collaboratively building our workplace wellbeing while strengthening our own. Help us build a collective voice for wellbeing.

Book your place: https://www.eis.org.uk/health-and-wellbeing/oorwellbeing

Join us on Saturday 9th December for a day of exploring conflict resolution and restorative practices at the Spectrum Centre, Inverness. Find out more and book your place:

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Archive Material

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