The Education Committee has opened a Life Chances inquiry to understand the impact that early years education and social policy have on determining children’s life chances. The deadline for submissions is Friday 1 June 2018.
‘Many young Muslim people say abuse is so commonplace it is normalised, but teachers feel ill-equipped to tackle issues of Islamophobia in the classroom.’
This is according to the May 2018 report (pdf) from EqualiTeach, who have created a resource for primary and secondary school teachers to educate students about Islamophobia.
The House of Commons Library have published a May 2018 briefing paper, which provides links to a selection of debates that have referenced Brexit in the title or during a debate in 2018.
The Welsh Government have launched a March 2018 consultation seeking views on their plan to tackle inequalities and poverty experienced by refugees and asylum seekers across Wales.
This consultation closes on 25 June 2018.
Those who are pessimistic about young adults’ chances of enjoying better living standards than their parents outnumber optimists by five to one.
This is according to the May 2018 report on intergenerational fairness (pdf) by the Resolution Foundation.
Housing is the cornerstone of independent living, yet many disabled people live in homes that do not meet their requirements.
This is according to the May 2018 report on housing and disabled people in England, Wales and Scotland by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
Date: Tuesday 12 June 2018
Location: The Wilson Room, Portcullis House, London.
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Responsible Tax and Women’s Budget Group (WBG) invite to their event on tax and gender equality.
In Theresa May’s first speech as Prime Minster, she proclaimed her Government’s mission was to tackle ‘burning injustices’ in Britain. But preparing for Brexit has dominated Government thinking since then.
This is according to the May 2018 report on ‘burning injustices’ in Britain (pdf), by Bright Blue and Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
The Government’s proposed Green Paper on young people’s mental health lacks any ambition and will provide no help to the majority of those children who desperately need it.
This is according to a May 2018 report by the Health and Social Care Committee on the Government’s Green Paper on young people’s mental health.
Date: 12 June 2018
Location: Room KSW1.04, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE
Time: 14:00 – 16:30
How well are the tools now available working in improving our understanding of inequalities? How could they be improved?
The Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion at the LSE along with the School of Law, Politics and Sociology at the University of Sussex and our research network invite you to a seminar on equality audits and frameworks.