The following publications are available upon request from BEMIS.
The Mission Statement and strategy for Gathered Together
The report that BEMIS and SPTC conducted into levels of Ethnic Minority involvement in Parent Councils across Scotland
The report of the learning from workshops Gathered Together has delivered to parents from ethnic minorities, gathering their experiences and challenges they face to participation in their children’s schools and education
The report summarising the findings from training delivered by Gathered Together and SPTC to Parent Councils. Including Parent Councils’ perception of barriers to involvement and practical ideas to promote greater parental involvement
Report from “Scotland, People and Language Forum” held on 20 February 2015 (in partnership with Education Scotland and Bilingualism Matters). The event brought people from a wide variety of backgrounds including English as an Additional Language teachers, the voluntary sector and language teachers to share their experiences and opportunities for partnership work.
The guidelines presented here have been designed to facilitate the challenging process of reaching ethnic communities and migrants and building capacity in order to support inclusion and integration of the group members, stakeholders and networks. They consist of a range of creative, ready-made activities that, taken together, offer a toolkit for tackling exclusion of diverse ethnic and migrant groups.
The good practice guides share simple ideas for promoting parental involvement, particularly addressing the barriers that ethnic minority parents can face to becoming a part of the school community.