The Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) has brought unprecedented challenges for the public and communities. I want to reassure Scottish communities who may feel increasingly vulnerable due to the significant changes this pandemic brings to our way of life.
Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) are launching a new campaign to ask people to protect our key workers from hate during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic crisis.
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
Fife Women’s Tent is a joint initiative with Fife Council Community Learning and Development. This work was established two years ago under the banner of Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics. The members changed the project’s name to Fife Women’s Tent in early 2020 and planned a number of events for the year. Due to … Continue reading Fife Women’s Tent 2020
Fife for Centre for Equalities is following the advice to work from home when practicable and travel as little as possible. Our offices will be closed from 5pm on Monday 16 March until the health risk to our staff, service users and partners has reduced significantly. The FCE team will continue to work office hours (9-5pm, … Continue reading FCE OFFICE CLOSURE
Join representatives from Transgender Fife and the Scottish Trans Alliance as we discuss the facts around gender reform in Scotland, creating a better understanding of GRA reform as well as empowering people to join in with these discussions.
We live in an increasingly unequal world, where the gap between the richest and poorest – the ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ – is becoming wider. In Scotland inequality is on the rise, and to tackle poverty, we need to start talking about inequality.
Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) helped a local disabled woman to win her discrimination case after she was dismissed by her employer.
The Evidencing and Mainstreaming Equality Data Workshop is aimed at service providers wishing to improve the quality and usage of their data as a resource to actively promote equality. It builds on basic monitoring of protected characteristics to develop a better understanding of the equality field and will use cases studies of how equality evidence has been used in Fife and the UK to progress equality of opportunity.
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
I’m currently a 2nd-year student at Dundee University studying Community Education. During this course, I had a 70-day placement to complete 3 pieces of work, and I was lucky to have received my placement at Fife Centre for Equalities. When I first arrived at Fife Centre for Equalities I was introduced to the team … Continue reading Community Education Placement – Melissa’s Experience at FCE
Sky Dunfermline is taking on the challenge to improve the diversity of their workforce ensuring their recruitment practices are more inclusive. Sky Dunfermline are currently taking part in the Equality Pathfinder Award Scheme run by Fife Centre for Equalities as part of their move towards becoming a more inclusive business. The team successfully completed their … Continue reading Equality Pathfinders – Sky Dunfermline working towards Silver level!
Fife Centre for Equalities invites you to put your questions about equality to candidates standing in the General Elections on 8 June 2017. We will focus on topics that are relevant to the UK level, in contrast to our previous Equality Hustings on held 26 April that concentrated on local issues.
Learning from life stories to shape future service planning and delivery in Fife. This event offers a unique opportunity to service providers from the third, statutory and private sector. You will hear from the experiences from those who took part in Fife Centre for Equalities “Different Paths” project and about the invisible barriers which were … Continue reading Different Paths “Invisible Barriers”
The St Andrews Fair Saturday International Ceilidh is organised by Fife Centre for Equalities with the Centre for Minorities Research at the University of St Andrews for people from all nationalities and ethnicities and celebrate St Andrews day on the principles of social inclusion, fairness and sharing. Join us for some food and a reel … Continue reading Fair Saturday International Ceilidh