The leadership equality and diversity fund supports schools to develop local solutions that help teachers covered by at least one of the protected characteristics as defined in the Equality Act 2010 progress into leadership.
Regional hub lead schools have been appointed to manage grant funding for onward allocation to individual school projects. These schools have a successful track record of delivering equality and diversity leadership programmes over the last 3 years of the fund and have obtained a grant to help them increase the diversity of senior leadership teams in England’s schools.
North Somerset Teaching School Alliance, Cabot Learning Federation and Affinity Teaching School Alliance are working together as the South West's regional hub and we are now inviting applications from Teaching Schools across the South West to run local equality and diversity leadership programmes.
This information is for:
The NCTL Leadership Equality and Diversity Fund aims to develop a school leadership workforce which:
The DfE School Workforce Census data (November 2015) demonstrates significant under-representation issues:
This funding has been running for the past 3 years and there have been 70 projects to date supporting just over 1000 teachers.
An online participant survey in July 2016 showed that:
Download the application form and guidance on completing the form here: Application form and guidance
Please email your completed application forms to: EqualityandDiversity@nsta.org.uk
More more information please visit: www.nsta.org.uk/equality-and-diversity-in-leadership/