Inclusion, Long read, Students

From veterans to refugees: City Lit’s silent revolution in deaf education

For more than a century, London’s City Lit has been a global beacon of hope and empowerment for deaf...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Inclusion

Neurodiversity in the workplace will stall without support from FE

The latest Neurodiversity Index shows substantial barriers to workplace inclusion remain – and FE can play an important role...

JL Dutaut
Kirstie Donnelly
Inclusion

Pride is as pride does. LGBTQ+ communities need us to listen and act

If my own journey has taught me anything it is that we must keep listening and driving the Pride...

JL Dutaut
Dame Ann Limb
Inclusion

Why colleges are well placed to lead education towards greater neuro-inclusion

The FE sector’s accessible curriculum is an excellent launchpad to showcase how neuroinclusive education can be, says Paul Eeles

JL Dutaut
Paul Eeles
Inclusion

The government’s transgender guidance must finally lead to greater inclusion  

Sector guidance on transgender learners must be the impetus to get beyond toxic discourse and antiquated practices and create...

JL Dutaut
Hannah Graf and Jake Graf
Inclusion

WorldSkills UK reveals 2023 equity, diversity and inclusion heroes

Winners included an apprentice who developed a financial literacy course for her community while also promoting apprenticeships in local...

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Inclusion

Teachers must stop being afraid to tackle racism in colleges

Mahad and Hanan set out key recommendations from the 2022 student commission on racial justice, including building teachers' and...

JL Dutaut
Hanan and Mahad
Inclusion, Staffroom - Opinion

The Staffroom: How to drive inclusion for the ‘people of pride’

LGBTQIA+ inclusion must go much further than tokenistic actions for pride month, write Mark Child and Kelly Townend, but...

JL Dutaut
Mark Child and Kelly Townend
Inclusion, Staffroom - Opinion

The Staffroom: Becoming a ‘trauma-informed’ setting

Understanding our students’ experiences helps to better support them with their behaviour and drive their recovery and attainment, explains...

JL Dutaut
Claire Cooper