ERIC Number: ED354191
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Class, Race and Gender in Schools. A New Agenda for Policy and Practice in Scottish Education. Practitioner MiniPaper 12.
Brown, Sally, Ed.; Riddell, Sheila, Ed.
The Educational Institute of Scotland, a trade union representing approximately 80% of Scottish teachers, is committed to an anti-racist, anti-sexist education system which, in pursuing excellence for each learner, will also advance social equality. The conference reported in this document was designed to further this commitment. Papers presented in this collection include: (1) "Research and Practice in Pursuit of Social Justice in Education" by Sheila Riddell and Sally Brown; (2) "Social Class in Scottish Education" by Lindsay Paterson; (3) "Social Class and Educational Disadvantage: Are the Schools to Blame?" by David Hughes; (4) "Racism and Education: Issues for Research and Practice" by David Gillborn; (5) "Turning a Multi-Cultural and Anti-Racist Education Policy into Practice" by Helene Witcher; (6) "Gender and Education: Progressive and Conservative Forces in the Balance" by Sheila Riddell; (7) "Gender Issues: Policy into Practice," by Sheena Erskine; (8) "The Inter-Connections of Gender, Class, and Ethnicity within Educational Contexts" by Rowena Arshad; (9) "Bringing about Change in the Culture of a School" by Margaret Macintosh; and (10) "Equality in Education -- Old Dilemmas and New Possibilities" by Sally Brown and Sheila Riddell. The book also contains a preface and a list of nine suggested further readings. (LBG)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Racial Bias, Racial Relations, Sex Bias, Sex Fairness, Social Differences
Scottish Council for Research Education, 15 St. John Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8JR Scotland, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Scottish Council for Research in Education.
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Scotland)