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Past event Part of series: Race Equality in Education

Race, higher education and special educational needs and disabilities

This event will provide an update on the report, and will be critiqued by a respondent. Delegates will also have the opportunity to ask questions throughout.

This pilot study drew on survey data of 224 students at a London-based university, with the aim of identifying ecological niches that might cause disadvantage and discrimination for Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Supported by BERA’s Small Grants Fund (SGF), the study specifically focused on bringing attention to differences between SEND (that is students who self-identify as having SEND) and non-SEND students’ experiences of microaggressive and explicit forms of racial prejudice and discrimination. 

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17:00 BERA Introduction
17:05 Update of the report
17:20 Respondent
17:40 Q&A
17:55 Summary, thanks and conclude
18:00 Event Close

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Diane Warner, Dr

Senior Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University

Dr Diane Warner is a senior lecturer in teacher education at Manchester Metropolitan University. She started in education as a primary school teacher and moved into initial teacher education in 2004 working on campuses in the North and South of...


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Jonathan Glazzard, Professor

Professor and Head of Department at Edge Hill University

Jonathan Glazzard is Professor of Teacher Education and Head of Department of Primary and Childhood Education at Edge Hill University. He is Director for the Centre for LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Education and he researches mental health, disability and...

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Denise Miller, Dr

Lecturer at University of Greenwich

Denise A Miller achieved a BA in Education from the University of Greenwich. Taught in primary schools for eight years before training to become an Educational Psychologist. Achieved an MSc in Educational Psychology from University College London...

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