Equality News Update: deadline. News: Government funding boost to improve lives of vulnerable Scots

Reported by deadline. News  – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. Blackwood Housing and Care has been awarded money by the Scottish Government, Glasgow City Council and the City of Edinburgh Council to make homes more accessible for disabled residents. This includes equipping them with assistive tech … Continue reading Equality News Update: deadline. News: Government funding boost to improve lives of vulnerable Scots

Equality News Update: Third Force News: Disabled people and employability – much more needs to be done

Reported by Third Force News - the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. There has been some progression in modern times of representation and equality for people with a disability, but one major hurdle remains - getting into employment. There are a number of good employment support organisations … Continue reading Equality News Update: Third Force News: Disabled people and employability – much more needs to be done

Equality News Update: Daily Mail: Yes, slavers were evil – but we must learn, not hide, from the horrors of what they did: Heartfelt plea from SIR GEOFF PALMER who came to Britain with the Windrush generation

The mindset created during the years of British slavery in the West Indies, when black people were unfairly described as inferior to white people, still, I believe, sadly persists in many today.

Coronavirus Fife: School Closures and Resources

The Scottish Government has announced that all schools and early learning centres will be closed from Friday 19 March 2020. FCE has compiled a list of local, national updates as well as activities relating to equality and diversity for anyone teaching children from home. National Updates: Education Scotland: https://education.gov.scot/education-scotland/news-and-events/ Scottish Government News: https://www.gov.scot/education/ Local Updates: … Continue reading Coronavirus Fife: School Closures and Resources

Equality Collective – Let’s talk passenger transport in Fife

Find out how £22 million is spent on subsidised transport, the barriers people face when travelling to and from hospital and hear real-life experiences of transport in Fife from our Different Paths project. Then share your views and be part of the partnership that helps make passenger transport more accessible and user friendly as Fife … Continue reading Equality Collective – Let’s talk passenger transport in Fife