Education

A new report released by the Children’s Commissioner for England highlights the lack of systematic oversight for home-educated children in England. It also shows a huge increase in children disappearing from schools to be educated at home, with the numbers more than doubling since 2013.

The Traveller Movement analysed Department for Education statistics detailing pupil population characteristics in January 2015 across England.

Issues and comments raised during the Q&A session with a range of contributions.

The Traveller Movement welcome the proposals to amend the current ethnic category of Gypsy/Roma in the schools pupil census.

This report sheds light on official school exclusions research through a detailed analysis of the Department for Education exclusions data: identifying trends in exclusion rates, reasons for exclusions and regional and local variations.

This report outlines good practice in the education of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) school children. It interviews schools, provides case studies, and includes an overview of the findings from Traveller Movement’s three year education and advocacy project.

This report outlines the discussion and findings of the Traveller Movement's education roundtable held in the House of Lords on April 30th 2019. 

Short version of the Good Practice Guide for improving outcomes for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Children in education

 

Briefing prepared by Prof. Margaret Greenfields of Bucks New University for education roundtable held in the House of Lords on the 10 of September 2019. The paper outlines the case for improving access to higher education for Gypsies, Roma and Travellers. 

 
 
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