Insider’s guide to working with Romani and Traveller communities in UK

Gypsies, Roma, Travellers: Rights & Responsibilities

Aims
To increase awareness about the cultural diversity in the UK, to address issues and the needs of Gypsy, Roma, Travellers in the UK, to inspire and improve the services and provision delivered to GRT communities, and to generate trust and understanding between GRT communities and local authority service providers.
Tuesday 9th July 2019

First Space Chapter Arts Centre,
Market Rd,
Cardiff CF5 1QE
Admission: The cost for the day (including light refreshments and lunch) is £160.49 per delegate, if you book before the Tuesday 25th June and £181.81 per delegate if you book between Wednesday 26th June and Monday 8th July 2019. 

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Project for young Gypsies, Roma and Travellers in London!

Do you want to learn research skills and take part in designing and filming a video about the difficulties London Gypsy, Roma and Traveller young people face in education?

Are you 18 – 25 years old? (Or 15 – 17 in which case you will need an adult escort)

You will:

  • Take part in 3 training sessions in Holloway and at City Hall, and receive £20 voucher from every session you take part in, plus travel costs
  • Learn research skills such as designing a questionnaire and interviewing
  • Conduct 3 – 5 interviews, and receive £20 voucher for each completed interview!
  • Help to design a video with a professional film company
  • Act in a video (voluntary)

This project is funded by the Mayor of London as a part of their Citizen Led Engagement program.

The project will document what are the barriers London’s Gypsy, Roma and Traveller young people have in relation to education. We will teach you the skills you need to produce the project you want.

The first meeting will take place on:

Wednesday 19th June 10.30am – 2.30pm at
The Traveller Movement
Resource Centre
356 Holloway Road, N7 6PA

If you are interested, please contact Christina by Friday 7thJune
email: partnerships@travellermovement.org.uk

Phone: 020 7607 2002       Mobile: 079 08433413

Traveller Movement launch Good Practice Guide for improving outcomes for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Children in education

The Good Practice guide for improving outcomes for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children in education outlines three years of research, case studies, and good practice, as compiled by the Traveller Movement education and advocacy team. 

As well as providing an overview of the presenting issues, the report profiles good practice in schools and outlines what good schools are doing to encourage Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) pupils to remain and to thrive in education.