‘Evidence shows that there are differences at every stage of the student life-cycle in the experiences of students from different ethnic backgrounds. These are long standing, well documented issues across the sector, yet they continue to persist’ –Offa.
This working group serves to provide a space for addressing the challenges of establishing better outcomes for BME learners in Higher Education, and will be exploring innovative approaches to developing good practice in this area by way of practical discussions, research/case study analysis, and peer support.
Please join us and help to build this network. If you have any queries about this working group contact Grace Imwensi.
20 December 2018 – Sheffield Hallam University
Provisional Agenda is as follows:
|12.00pm – 13.00pm||Arrival|
|Registration and Lunch|
|13.00pm – 13.15pm||Welcome and Introductions|
|Dr Karen Lipsedge, Kingston University
Dr Liz Austen, Sheffield Hallam University
|13.15pm – 14.30pm||Lightning Presentations by working group members and questions|
|14.45pm– 15.30pm||Work-shopping and feeding back;
What would it look like at my university?
|15.30pm – 15.40pm||Break|
|15.40pm – 16.00pm||Group discussion; Planning Working meetings for 2018 – 2019|
|16.00pm – 16.10pm||AOB and close|
Attendance at Working Group meetings is free to NEON members. Non-members are welcome to attend but there is a fee of £80 per meeting.