"The Essential FE Toolkit" is Continuum's brand new series on further education (FE) for teachers and college leaders. The series boasts 24 specialist, fact-filled volumes written by FE experts with significant knowledge and experience in their individual fields. Competitively priced, compact and accessible, each book should prove essential reading for FE lecturers and managers. This fascinating guide will examine how managers in FE can meet the challenges of promoting equality and diversity in their colleges. Beulah Ainley examines best practice examples, discusses how to ensure the equality scheme remains effective throughout the college, considers the importance of good race relations, and looks at how to provide appropriate services to meet the needs of diverse range of students.
Dr Beulah Ainley is a freelance journalist, author and lecturer in journalism. She has taught in further and higher education and written extensively on equal opportunities. In 2002 she achieved the 'Woman of merit' award.
Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 - FE Colleges and the Act; Chapter 2 - Race Awareness in FE; Chapter 3 - Black Students: Underachievement; Chapter 4 - Multicultural Education; Chapter 5 - Recruitment and retention of BME staff; Chapter 6 - Career development training; Chapter 7 - Promoting race / equality.