On this page, we've collated a range of research and policy publications related to BAME representation in education.

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Preparing primary trainee teachers to teach children from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds or groups: participation, experiences and perceptions of trainee teachers

This research was conducted in response to the exit survey of a cohort of Primary PGCE trainee teachers at a UK University in a predominantly White area who indicated low confidence in teaching children from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds at the end of their course.

Race Discrimination, the Politics of Knowledge, and Cultural Inequality in England

This paper from Paul Miller highlights the need for courageous and transformative leadership from policy makers and institutions in tackling race inequality in education in England.

Visible and Invisible Barriers: The Impact of Racism on BME teachers

The report presents the findings of a survey and in-depth focus groups looking at the experiences of Black, Asian and ethnic minority (BME) teachers in England.

BERA: Race, Ethnicity and Education

This page on BERA's website collates a variety of their race, ethnicity and education research papers and blogs in one place.


A head for hiring: The behavioural science of recruitment and selection

DfE: Diversity of the teaching workforce

This statement of intent was released by the DfE in 2018 with a number of co-signatories, including BAMEed.

lkmco: Boys on Track

This report from lkmco highlights areas for action to support white FSM-eligible and black Caribbean boys in London.

lkmco: Ethnicity, gender and social mobility

This report from lkmco explores, with reference to intersectionality, how ethnicity, gender and poverty interact to support or constrain young people’s social mobility.

Royal Historical Society: Race, Ethnicity and Equality Report

This report, published 18 October 2018 by the Royal Historical Society highlights racial and ethnic inequalities in the teaching and practice of History in the UK.

Runnymede: Publications and Resources

This page on Runnymede's website collates their publications and resources as the independent race equality think tank.