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Diversity in the Teaching Profession and Education Workforce sub group

A sub group of the Race Equality and Anti-Racism in Education Programme: Stakeholder Network Group.


Overview

The Diversity in the Teaching Profession and Education Workforce sub group is one of four workstreams established by the Learning Directorate working towards race equality and anti-racism in the education system as part of the wider Race Equality and Anti-Racism in Education Programme.

The other three workstreams are:

Vision

The sub group has a vision that Scotland's education workforce, at all levels, reflects and supports the racial diversity of modern Scotland, thereby enriching the education experience for the whole school community.

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Related work

Members

  • Selma Augestad, Education Institute of Scotland (EIS)
  • Professor Emerita Rowena Arshad CBE FEIS, Former Head of Moray House School of Education and Former chair of the Diversity in the Teaching Profession Working Group
  • Judith Mohammed, headteacher, Arbroath Academy, Angus Council
  • Nuzhat Uthmani, primary school teacher and EIS BAME Network representative
  • Simon Cameron, Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA)
  • Victoria Smith, General Teaching Council (Scotland)
  • Navan Govender, anti-racist educator
  • Douglas Hutchison, Director of Education, Glasgow City Council
  • Andrea Reid, Senior Education Officer, Glasgow City Council 
  • Sara Medel Jiménez, NASUWT
  • Asif Chishti, Senior Education Officer – National Diversity Lead, General Teaching Council for Scotland

Education Scotland

  • Lesley Whelan, Education Scotland
  • Mélina Valdelièvre, Education Scotland

Scottish Government

  • Scott Sutherland, Early Learning and Childcare
  • Stephanie Walsh, Education Workforce
  • Judith Ballantine, Equality in Education
  • Emma Bunting, Equality in Education
  • Pauline Hendry, Equality in Education
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