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Experience of black and minority ethnic staff in HE in England

Research reflecting the lived experiences of UK national BME people working in higher education in England, in academic, professional and support roles. The research, funded by the HEFCE Leadership, governance and management fund, involved surveys, interviews, focus groups and in-depth fieldwork with BME and non-BME staff across a range of institutional types and geographical spread.

Areas covered by the report
Experiences of BME staff relating to:

  • Data and monitoring
  • Management practices
  • Relationships and support frameworks
  • Leadership and development opportunities

The research team's experience of implementing change:

  • Challenges and concerns
  • Piloted initiatives
  • Additional initiatives

Recommendations and conclusions
Related information

A literature review identifying baseline data and providing a synopsis of research-based literature on the experiences of BME staff in higher education was prepared in the early stages of the research:

Experiences of BME staff working in HE: literature review 2009

Experience of black and minority ethnic staff in HE in England PDF version
01/10/2011
Experience of black and minority ethnic staff in HE in England PDF version View Document
Experience of black and minority ethnic staff in HE in England WORD version
01/10/2011
Experience of black and minority ethnic staff in HE in England WORD version View Document
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