An insider’s guide to working with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities Training day

Date: Tuesday 17th December 2019 (9.30 AM – 5:00 PM)

Venue: First Space Chapter Arts Centre, Market Rd, Cardiff CF5 1QE Admission: The cost for the day (including light refreshments and lunch) is £162.29 per delegate, if you book before the Tuesday 3rd December 2019 and £183.85 per delegate if you book between Wednesday 4th December 2019 and Monday 16th December 2019. Places will only be secured with a confirmed payment. Organisers: The Romani Cultural & Arts Company

This course is suitable for anyone interested in ensuring that their services are inclusive and accessible for the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities, in meeting the needs of ‘hard-to-reach’ communities, and in addressing the intersection of ethnicity, race, class, gender and inequalities.

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Please note: the training day will be held at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

Turning the tide report

If you weren’t able to attend, had to leave early or need a reminder of the what was said and by whom we are adding the details below and on the menu Turning the tide under Activities.

Turning the tide presentation Links
Michael Bennett Associate Director of Widening Participation Kings College London
Arthur Ivatts OBE International consultant to governments and international organisations including the EU, UNESCO, UNICEF, Council of Europe, FRA and the Roma Education Fund.
Pauline Anderson Director of Learning and Skills at Derby County Council
Chaired by Colin Clark Professor, School of Media, Culture and Society, University of the West of Scotland
Lucy Hood & Vasile Sandu St Matthews Primary school Ipswich
MA student and Rombelong ambassador Chelsea McDonough
Lisa Smith ACERT Chair
Tyler Hatwell ACERT Trustee
Nick Radu Mentor & Teacher
Nicola Hay PhD Candidate, University of the West of Scotland
Chrissie Browne ACERT Trustee
Chaired by Colin Clark Professor, School of Media, Culture and Society, University of the West of Scotland

Chair’s report 2018-9

Lisa Smith presenting Chair’s report

Lisa Smith outlined the work of ACERT over the past year, which included

  • ACERT Women’s activism conference 2018
  • Submission to the Elective Home Education consultation
  • Submission to the Ofsted inspection framework consultation
  • participation in the DfE Stakeholder Group
  • participation in Higher Education seminar
  • participation in Mayor of London’s Citizen-led Engagement program
  • collaboration with many organisations and publicising opportunities
  • planning northern network conference for Spring 2020