The report Where Gypsy/Travellers live from the Scottish Parliament’s Equal Opportunities Committee reports that Gypsy Travellers are the last bastion of racial prejudice in Scotland. Committee. Members witnessed degrading conditions and inadequate access to basic services when visiting sites. The … Continue reading
Education Scotland has produced a report ‘to support schools and centres in promoting diversity and equality through all aspects of planned learning’, setting out examples of good practice found by their Inspectors during visits to schools over the period 2010-2012.
This briefing provides a summary of Scottish Refugee Council’s longitudinal study of refugee integration. Along with findings on employment, health, education, etc. are provocative findings such as this: “passive community cohesion was evident, whereby lack of problems was seen as … Continue reading
Launched on 3 December by Nicola Sturgeon MSP, the Faith, Mental Health and Wellbeing resource is specifically aimed at people from the Muslim faith community and has been developed in partnership with faith leaders in Glasgow and a range of … Continue reading
The Welsh Government launched ‘Getting on Together’, the community cohesion strategy for Wales in 2009. It now says that local authorities in Wales have made real progress in promoting cohesion, and has produced guidance for them on ‘Mainstreaming Community Cohesion’. … Continue reading
Another IPPR publication argues that efforts to integrate the diverse communities of Europe into a single, stable social form are unlikely to work. This is not, however, a call to return to simple multiculturalism and group rights. The groups that … Continue reading