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Time for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic organisations to shape the criminal justice system

Sep 28, 2011 - Comments: 0

A series of round table consultation events organised by BTEG and partner organisations

The disturbing over representation of BAME communities in the criminal justice system (CJS) must be reversed.

Nearly a third of male prison inmates are from BAME backgrounds.

Leading Ethnic Minority Charity urges Government Rethink on EMA

Dec 16, 2010 - Comments: 0

The Coalition Government’s decision to end the Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA) will have a devastating impact on ethnic minority students.

Evaluation of the national EMA rollout found that retention rates of learners on EMA were highest for ethnic minority groups with the lowest overall retention rates, including Bangladeshi and Black Caribbean young people, indicating that EMA has been particularly important in helping to improve further education retention rates for these groups.

Time for White and Black families to learn from the Chinese community

Oct 12, 2010 - Comments: 0

British Chinese pupils are setting the benchmark in GCSE’s and could hold the secret to educational success for other ethnic groups, according to the Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG).

BTEG has released a new policy briefing paper entitled “What more can we takeaway from the Chinese community?” to raise awareness of the significant level of British Chinese educational success.

Poverty in ethnic minority communities will thrive if policies don’t change

Oct 12, 2010 - Comments: 0

Poverty in ethnic minority communities will thrive if policies don’t change

The fight against racial discrimination must be an integral part of poverty reduction and inclusion policies, according to a national charity.

Providing the right help to families with vulnerable boys will save money in the long run

Oct 05, 2010 - Comments: 0

The attitude of some Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) parents with vulnerable boys is preventing them getting involved with the education and development of their young boys and may be leading to their involvement in crime, according to research conducted by the Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG) published today.

Every BME Child Matters

Aug 11, 2010 - Comments: 0

A new guide to help black and minority ethnic Community Education Projects influence how local services for BME (black and minority ethnic) children and young people are delivered is published today by the Black Training & Enterprise Group's Centre for Educational Success.

The pamphlet, Every BME Child Matters, details the important changes that are taking place at the local level for commissioners and providers of services to children and young people. Every BME Child Matters urges BME groups to get involved in local and national decision making to ensure that:

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