'Meeting the challenge: Improving Black and minority ethnic student success and attainment'.
THURSDAY 8 JULY 2010
Coventry Techno Centre, Puma Way, Coventry CV1 2TT
Higher Education Academy, Equality Challenge Unit with Coventry University
The call for contributions is now closed. Thank you to those who submitted an abstract for the conference.
Booking and Programme
The conference is open for bookings. Registration is online at: http://wwwm.coventry.ac.uk/BME2010
There is a £50 charge to attend. Please note that there are a limited number of free places available for research students involved with this agenda.
The programme is available at wwwm.coventry.ac.uk/BME2010/Pages/Programme.aspx
Key Note Speaker
Professor David Gillborn, Professor of Critical Race Studies in Education, Institute of Education, University of London
Following publication of the recommendations of the Ethnicity Gender and Degree Attainment Project (Jan 2008), the Academy and Equality Challenge Unit has been engaged in the delivery of a joint programme of activities to support the sector in addressing the project findings. This one day conference provides an opportunity for colleagues to engage with the emerging body of research about the BME student experience and achievement and with initiatives that offer pointers for making in-roads into reducing the BME attainment gap. This will include the work of institutions taking part in the Academy/ECU developmental summit programme to improve the degree attainment of BME students.
The event will bring researchers, practitioners, policy makers, managers and students together to share and discuss best practices; generate ideas for new research; and disseminate action orientated institutional research and development initiatives.
Please visit the conference website, or for further information contact the organisers:
- Higher Education Academy - Jane Berry (Jane.Berry@heacademy.ac.uk)
- Equality Challenge Unit – Gary Loke (Gary.Loke@ecu.ac.uk
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