Publication - Progress report

Teaching in a diverse Scotland - increasing and retaining minority ethnic teachers: 3 years on

Published: 19 Mar 2021
Directorate:
Learning Directorate
Part of:
Education, Equality and rights
ISBN:
9781800048232

This report outlines the progress and challenges faced in implementing the seventeen recommendations of the Teaching in a Diverse Scotland report, and outlines the work still to be undertaken to achieve the aim of a teaching profession, which reflects the diversity of Scotland's population.

Teaching in a diverse Scotland - increasing and retaining minority ethnic teachers: 3 years on
Footnotes

Footnotes

1. Teaching in a diverse Scotland: increasing and retaining minority ethnic teachers

2. Race Equality Framework & Action Plan

3. Scottish Government Teacher Census, 2017

4. Scottish Government Teacher Census, 2019

5. National Records of Scotland, Scotland Census 2011. In 2011 Census, 84% of Scotland's population reported their ethnicity as White - Scottish and a further 8% as White - Other British. Minority ethnic groups accounted for 4% of the population. The 4% population figure does not include White - Irish, White - Polish, White - Gypsy/Traveller and White - Other white.

6. The target figure may need to be adjusted once the Census 2022 details are published about numbers of Black and minority ethnic people in Scotland

7. This only considers teachers recruitment, the increase required for minority ethnic ITE intake numbers to obtain this target is likely to be higher.

8. GTCS | Equality and Diversity Hub

9. EIS | Anti-racist Leadership Learning

10. My World of Work | DYW job posters PDF

11. Audit Scotland | The impact of the race equality duty on council services

12. HESA

13. In 2011 Census, 84% of Scotland's population reported their ethnicity as "White Scottish" and a further 8% as "White: Other British". BME groups accounted for 4% of the population. The 4% population figure does not include Irish, White: Polish, White: Gypsy/Traveller and "White: Other white"

14. Anna J. Egalite, Brian Kisida, Marcus A. Winters. 2015. "Representation in the classroom: The effect of own-race teachers on student achievement." Economics of Education Review, Volume 45, pp. 44 - 52.

15. Gershenson, Seth and Hart, Cassandra and Lindsay, Constance and Papageorge, Nicholas W., The Long-Run Impacts of Same-Race Teachers. IZA Discussion Paper No. 10630

16. Sue, D. W., Capodilupo, C. M., Torino, G. C., Bucceri, J. M., Holder, A. M. B., Nadal, K. L., & Esquilin, M.
(2007). Racial microaggressions in everyday life: Implications for clinical practice. American Psychologist, 62(4), 271–286.

17. The University of Edinburgh | Microaggressions

18. Equality Challenge Unit (ECU 2009) Developing staff disclosure: A guide to collecting and using equality data

19. CERES (2020) Decolonising and Initial Teacher Education


Contact

Email: sian.balfour@gov.scot