Project information

Equality in Education

The project will help Roma children in three different schools to express who they are, their ethnic and cultural differences and their aspirations as young people, through the medium of multi-media documentaries.

Ongoing

Charity information: Equality

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  • Need

    Need

    Inequality and tensions between Roma and non-Roma young people in school and in the community.

    Solution

    Through the medium of multi-media, the young Roma people who participate in the project will develop pride in their ethnic identity, be more willing to talk about it to their non-Roma friends. It will also help non-Roma young people and their parents understand Romani culture better.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Equality initially aim to approach three schools that have a significant number of Roma pupils.

    Activities

    » Equality would seek 10 pupils at each school, aged 11 - 15, who would work to produce a documentary project per school

    Success will be.. The production of an audio slideshow that has a good chance of finding a place on a national or local newspaper’s website


  • Impact

    Impact

    The project will ultimately raise awareness of the Romani culture and reduce inequality between Roma and non-Roma members of society resulting in less discrimination and violence towards this ethnic minority.

    The project will also have a positive effect on Roma peers who are under pressure to drop-out of school.

    Risk

    n/a

    Reporting

    Equality will report to donors through written accounts of the progress and successes of the project.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £3,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £3,000 Multi-media workshops Holding Saturday workshops for 30 Roma young people from three different schools
  • Background

    Location

    West MIdlands, Manchester, Coventry

    Beneficiaries

    local communities with high Roma population, Roma communities, Roma and non-Roma pupils at participating schools. Wider society through the production of the films being published on local/national news sites

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Equality have established trust within the Roma community. Our team includes an educational expert and several successful individuals from within the Roma community.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Alan Anstead

    Project Manager