Race, gender and the education of teachers
Despite growing concern over the level of racism and sexism in schools, recruitment and retention of ethnic minority students into teacher education remains very low.
Reports by the UK Comission for Racial Equality and the Equal Opportunities Commission continue to the show poor career prospects of women and ethnic minority groups in education.
This book aims to fill the gap in research and writing on the practical and theoretical approaches to achieving "race" and gender equality at all levels of teacher education.
The chapters analyze the effects and implications of continued racist and sexist practices in teacher education. They explore the extent, nature and outcomes of inequality practices in teacher education.
They discuss how practitioners and policy makers can provide equal opportunities for students and staff through courses, admission procedures, recruitment, school practice, administration and management.
They examine the need for schools, communities and higher education to form closer collaboration to promote equality and raise ethnic minority recruitment. This book should be useful for all teacher educators and students interested in issues of "race", gender and equality.
Show health and safety information
Please be aware that resources have been published on the website in the form that they were originally supplied. This means that procedures reflect general practice and standards applicable at the time resources were produced and cannot be assumed to be acceptable today. Website users are fully responsible for ensuring that any activity, including practical work, which they carry out is in accordance with current regulations related to health and safety and that an appropriate risk assessment has been carried out.