ERIC Number: ED418261
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Equality Assurance: Self-Assessment for Equal Opportunities in Further Education.
Dadzie, Stella, Comp.
This manual is intended as a tool kit for further education (FE) colleges to use to develop their own approaches to equal opportunities policy development and implementation. The following topics are discussed in the eight sections: the manual's development; the case for equality; things an equal opportunities policy should cover; strategic and operational planning and the measurement of achievement; the self-assessment process; sector standards, key questions, and sources of indicative evidence (the FE college and its mission; teaching and learning; students' achievements; curriculum content, organization, and management; support for students; staffing and specialist equipment and cross-college and general provision; quality assurance; management; governance); and legal framework (relevant provisions of acts regarding sex, racial, and disability discrimination; legislative and nonlegislative equal opportunities considerations; case law). Appended are the following: practical guidance on dealing with racial, sexual, and other forms of harassment and relevant case law; list of 54 useful publications and 24 useful addresses; and guidelines for using the equal opportunities self-assessment pro forma. (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Opportunities, Equal Education, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Program Evaluation, Racial Discrimination, School Policy, Self Evaluation (Groups), Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Sexual Harassment, Strategic Planning, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Further Education Development Agency, Publications Department, Coombe Lodge, Blagdon, Bristol BS40 7RG, England, United Kingdom (7 British pounds).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Further Education Development Agency, London (England).; Equal Opportunities Commission, Manchester (England).; Commission for Racial Equality, London (England).
Identifiers: Quality Assurance; United Kingdom