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 …

Making a real difference with Gypsies & Travellers in a climate of anti-Gypsyism

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The Romani Cultural & Arts Company is pleased to announce that it has received a Big Lottery grant of £99,680 for a two-year project to support elderly Gypsies and Travellers across South-East Wales.  All our funds are directed into projects that are community led. By Gypsies & Travellers, with Gypsies & Travellers, for Gypsies & Travellers!  This funding will now …

Big Lottery – Awards for All – 2016 Research Project

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In 2016, The Romani Cultural & Arts Company based in Cardiff, Wales, was very grateful to receive a £5000 grant to commission research and consultation into the opinions and aspirations of Gypsies and Travellers relating to the education provision on offer to their community’s children and young people. We are pleased to announce that the resulting report from the research …