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ERIC Number: ED418261
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 92
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-85338-473-9
ISSN: 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)
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
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: 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