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University of Greenwich - Improving the degree attainment of Black and minority ethnic students

A joint university project.

A cross university team involving 3 academic schools Education and Training Humanities and Science student support areas and educational development staff will work to:

  1. Raise awareness/provide staff development within three schools regarding BME degree attainment
  2. Undertake curriculum development work using inclusive pedagogy
  3. Establish a new way of collaborating between student support areas and schools so as to raise expectations of students with a 2.2 degree attainment level through coaching mentoring and a range of support activities
  4. Ensure impact assessments are tied to curriculum in the area of review and validation
  5. Undertake a student survey/qualitative interviews focussing on student expectations and aspirations
  6. Undertake a literature search relating to particular BME groupings – Black African Afro-Caribbean Bangladeshi Pakistani and Indian.
    The BME project team have set up a portal group and are establishing a presence on the Office of Student Affairs web page and the Educational Development web page.

Team Members

Christine Rose Director Office of Student Affairs –
Mark Webb Senior Lecturer Youth & Community Studies –
Caroline Ukoumunne Senior Lecturer Youth & Community Studies –
Linnell Secomb Senior Lecturer Sociology –
Lucie Pollard Director of Learning and Quality School of Science –
Kirsteen Coupar Diversity Manager Office of Student Affairs –
Rita Headington Educational Development Team –

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