ELP support for race equality

The 2023-24 academic year is the second year of the ELP race equality in education programme and details of the support available to schools can be found below.


Engaging parents and communities

  • Bespoke support for individual schools to establish Black Parent Forums in schools. Place still available for cohort 2 starting in January 2024 – for more details email educationraceequality@ealing.gov.uk
  • Guidance for schools on communicating their race equality journey to parents
  • Parent Representative Forum established with key community leaders to ensure that the views and experiences of parents/carers inform the race equality programme.

Curriculum, progress and inclusion

  • Race equality in the curriculum training courses available – primary focus and also secondary subject-specific courses. Details can be found on CPD Online
  • Race equality priorities integrated into ELP networks, e.g. SENCO, Curriculum leads, Post 16 Network, Deputy Heads network etc
  • Therapeutic Thinking programme open to new schools, including additional outreach support
  • With Insight Education mentoring programmes to support Black heritage students to progress to top universities With Insight Education.

Developing cultures and behaviour

  • Training to improve the racial literacy of all school staff as a foundation for achieving systemic change within the school.
    • All schools are strongly advised to participate in the Challenging Disproportionality and Developing Cultural Competence Facilitator training - two members of school staff will be trained and supported to facilitate the course with the whole school staff, using video resources developed within Ealing.
  • New training courses have been added this year and places can be booked via CPD Online:
    • Reviewing school policies through an anti-racist lens
    • Developing your anti-racist policy
    • Dealing effectively with racist incidences
    • Adultification of Black children
  • Staff new to Ealing schools can access an online version of the Challenging Disproportionality training – the aim is to ensure that ALL staff in Ealing schools are racially literate and fully equipped to ne anti-racist educators in our schools.

Inclusive recruitment and retention

  • Diversity in leadership programme open to teachers from Black, Asian and minoritised ethnicity communities who would like to pursue roles in senior leadership. It is a year-long programme including assessment, leadership coaching, training, mock recruitment experience, work shadowing
  • ‘Talking Heads’ promotional videos representative of leadership roles, phases and ethnicities have been produced to promote Ealing as a great place to work and also to encourage existing staff to stay within Ealing to develop their career.
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Last updated: 16 May 2024

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