Ethnic diversity of public sector workforces – GOV.UK

The latest report July 2019 on the landscape of our public sector. Headteachers have increased to 3.5% which equates to about 90 Headteachers in the last year. This is positive. However, context is everything, and these are just numbers. Please bear in mind: U.K. Workforce statistics around 22.8% BAME Teaching workforce 8.7% And the most …

Ethnicity Pay Gap UK – Example, Deloitte

Yet another company who has chosen to publish their Ethnicity Pay Gap. It's not great, but that doesn't matter. It really doesn't. What matters is that they have made themselves visible. If you are an organisation that wants to follow suit and are struggling how to make it accessible to all stakeholders, it may worth …

Ethnicity Pay Reporting – AAT response

Following on from the publication of the Ethnic Pay Gap by the Office of National Statistics, the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) has provided a response to the methodology used. Where it mirrors Gender Pay Gap and where it falls short. It also discusses the lessons that should be learned from the Gender Pay Gap …

Ethnicity Pay Gap UK – ONS

The link for the recent report by the Office for National Statistics was released today (9 July 2029). Read the full report here. The main takeaways are... Main points • This report presents the first analysis of ethnicity pay gaps in Great Britain using newly reweighted earnings data from the Annual Population Survey. • This …

Sticks and Stones by Imrana Mahmood

Sticks and Stones by Imrana Mahmood. An evocative poem growing up in England as a Muslim woman.

BAME teachers are still marginalised in a system that refuses to change | Allana Gay | Teacher Network | The Guardian

In 1985, a major report found that ethnic minorities were disproportionately under-represented in teaching. Little has changed since — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/2018/mar/20/fight-bame-teachers-senior-positions-diversity

Profile: First female Muslim secondary head in UK | Tes

Bushra Nasir’s education started on the floor of a school in Pakistan. Five decades later, she leads an academy trust serving disadvantaged pupils — Read on http://www.tes.com/news/meet-uks-first-female-muslim-secondary-headteacher This is a fascinating story of teacher's journey from the floor of a school in Pakistan to the roof of education in the U.K. It's amazing to see …

BAME: ‘We must end the unconscious bias in teaching’ | Tes

BAME teachers have been marginalised in education for far too long – everyone must work together to tackle the issue, writes Allana Gay and Amjad Ali — Read on http://www.tes.com/news/we-must-end-unconscious-bias-teaching #BAMEed is a fantastic grassroots organisation that seeks to make a positive difference. It's seems to raise awareness of vital issues that affect all of …

Why I don’t believe in the Robin Hood style of Diversity by Asif Sadiq MBE

Another great and "pause for a moment" article written by The Telegraphs Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Asif Sadiq MBE. I talked about how non-protected characteristics can feel equally disenfranchised by programmes that are run for the few in In it's not a cake... it's a business case! This article explores that further and …

It’s not a cake… it’s a business case.

"Your colleagues may feel that if you're getting more, I must be getting less. It's not a cake!!!" Thank you Bernadette Thompson, Ministry of Justice This is a quote that I picked up from a recent diversity summit I attended. It really resonated with me. Bernadette ended the piece by highlighting that equality is not …