Other sources of help

Education providers may find the following websites useful when seeking to understand and meet their responsibilities to promote equality and diversity and tackle discrimination.

Department for Children, Families and Schools
Information on the main standards schools are required to follow, as well as guidance on complex issues

Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills
An important source of government information for universities and other education providers

Learning and Skills Council
A wide range of information for providers, particularly on workplace and adult education

Teachernet
Resources and guidance for teachers on a range of issues (site produced by the Department for Children, Families and Schools)

Governornet
Resources and guidance for school governors (site produced by the Department for Children, Families and Schools)

Acas
Guidance on dealing with disputes, particularly in the workplace

Training and Development Agency for Schools
Advice for schools on how to develop staff

The Children’s Commissioner
Guidance for children and parents: may also be of interest to education providers

Every Child Matters
Cross-government site looking at children’s welfare from every angle

The Scottish Government: Education and Training
Scottish government site looking at all aspects of education and training in Scotland

The General Teaching Council for Scotland
The independent regulatory body for the teaching profession in Scotland

Parentzone Scotland
Guidance on developing partnerships between parents and schools in Scotland

Last Updated: 02 Jul 2009