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BTEG Appoints Dale Simon CBE To Support Young Review Phase II

Feb 03, 2016 - Comments: 0

Dale SimonBTEG is delighted to announce the appointment of Dale Simon CBE as their new Advocate Consultant.

Increasing Ethnic Minority Participation In Apprenticeships - BTEG Conference Report

In partnership with the Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion (Inclusion), the Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG) hosted a one day conference in December 2014 to look at ways of increasing ethnic minority participation in Apprenticeships.

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"Worryingly high” dropout rates for black students in higher education

Mar 16, 2014 - Comments: 0

Race equality in higher education remains a challenge with “worryingly high” dropout rates for black students

The Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG) believes that the dropout rate for UK-domiciled black students from UK universities is worryingly high.

Stop and Search Consultations

Oct 16, 2013 - Comments: 0

BTEG has been leading a series of community consultation events on behalf of the Race Equality Coalition (a group of more than 30 civil society organisations working in the area of race equality) in response to the Home Secretaries consultation on police stop and search powers.

The links below are to the over-arching project report and ten individual event reports that were produced as part of the process. We are looking forward to the Home Office’s response to the consultation.

No work, no status

Jul 19, 2013 - Comments: 0

No work no status: the impact of the economic downturn on London’s BAME communities is the latest research report from BTEG. The title summarises the feeling of not belonging of those unemployed who participated in the 18 months research.

Highlights of the report indicate:

Panorama and Sol Campbell highlight the plight of young black men

Jul 19, 2013 - Comments: 0

Last night’s Panorama programme, ‘Jobs for the Boys’ (13 May 2013) - click on the title to view the programme - highlighted the crisis facing the country and another generation of young black men. BTEG congratulates Sol Campbell (ex-Arsenal and England footballer) for exposing the barriers young black men face in finding jobs.

Access to the Labour Market

Jan 31, 2013 - Comments: 0

This paper examines some statistical comparisons of African and Caribbean experiences in relation to employment, unemployment and access to university.

As well as concerns about education attainment and employment market trends, it also looks at statistics relating to the continued concern about the number of BME people in the criminal justice system.

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Richard Review of Apprenticeships

Jan 10, 2013 - Comments: 0

Following the Wolf Review (2010), the Government set in motion a review process to answer the question: What should an apprenticeship be in the future, and how can apprenticeships meet the needs of the changing economy?  As the review author, Doug Richards, explains, “…in truth, given the question, it is not a review at all.

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