Elective Home Education and Romani-Traveller Communities in Wales

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The issue of Elective Home Education (EHE), amongst teachers and parents is one that elicits strong opinions on both sides; parents choose EHE as they feel their culture, language and heritage is unrepresented in schools, their children vulnerable to bullying and discrimination and that, if their children haven’t learned the essentials in primary school, they won’t do so in secondary …

‘Tales from the Camps’; History, Ethnicity, Identity and Mobility – An Educational Training Day

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The Romani Cultural & Arts Company are pleased to invite participants 21st May 2018, to a training day at the Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff offering ‘an insider’s guide to a deeper understanding of the Romani and Traveller communities in Wales’ and to building stronger relationships with the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller communities on the basis of that deeper understanding, for educationalists, policy …

Josephine O Driscoll, Traveller Activist

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 10th profile will be of Josephine O Driscoll, Chief Officer of Gate Herts and Report Racism GRT. Josie was born into a Traveller family in Ireland, she came to the UK in the late seventies, married at sixteen and has seven children. She lived a nomadic life travelling around Britain until an illness forced the …