Promoting inclusive education in practice, the celebrating cultural diversity program aims to support international pre-service teachers to experience success in their professional experience placements.
ECCV is pleased to provide this submission towards the development of the Victorian government’s Gender Equality Bill (Bill).
This audit is a global first that explains what "diverse thinking" really means for governance, how to increase diverse thinking , the predictors of diverse thinking beyond gender and ethnicity, and how to create a diverse thinking boardroom culture and governance practice.
This study builds on the Leading for Change (2016) report, which provided a snapshot of cultural diversity in the senior leadership of Australian organisations and institutions. This report examines the cultural backgrounds of chief executive officers of ASX 200 companies, federal ministers, heads of federal...
In this chapter, Robert Hattam explores notions of citizenship and global citizenship through the prism of the culturally responsive school.
This sixth edition of CAMEo Cuts focusses on the emerging economy of Grime music. The music industry is a significant economic sector that ought to provide earning opportunities for a wide variety of young people who have the necessary skills, interests and talents. And yet,...
This report provides a summary of the findings of an online survey entitled Understanding Diversity in the Arts. The survey was distributed through Creative Scotland communications channels and generated over 1,500 responses over the month-long period 30 September to 31 October 2016.
Measures Australian engagement with the arts in 2016, confirming both its personal and social value.
This first issue of CAMEo Cuts summarises observations from Mark Banks’ recent book ‘Creative Justice’ (2017).
The aim of the book is to consider the various sociological approaches taken to studying work and education in the cultural industries. It also suggests a new framework...
The second CAMEo Cuts examines questions around diversity within the UK’s publishing industry. With a specific focus on BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) participation as publishers, authors, readers, or featuring within books, Claire Squires comments on how UK publishing presents a ‘diversity deficit’. This...
The Green Paper’s focus on the creative industries is welcome. The creative industries have the potential to deliver economic growth and desirable employment opportunity across the UK. To activate this potential, sector-wide initiatives are needed that link local and regional expertise, knowledge and talent to...
In Australia, most common strategies for countering “us and them” sentiments consist of public statements defending “multiculturalism” and immigration. But these strategies reinforce the conflation of multicultural policy and cultural diversity. This leaves little room to challenge the assumptions of multiculturalism without being seen as...
This project measured the extent and variation of racist attitudes and experiences in Australia. It examines Australians attitudes to cultural diversity, discomfort/intolerance of specific groups, ideology of nation, perceptions of Anglo-Celtic cultural privilege, and belief in racialism, racial separatism and racial hierarchy. The project also...
Building Belonging is a comprehensive toolkit of early education resources that can be used to address racial prejudice and discrimination in early childhood settings. The resource includes an ebook, song with actions, educator guide, posters and lesson plans.
Screen Australia has released the most significant study of diversity on Australian screens since television began in 1956, entitled Seeing Ourselves: Reflections on Diversity in TV Drama . The study analysed all 199 dramas (fiction excluding animation) that aired between 2011 and 2015 inclusive, finding...
Australia’s multiculturalism is self-evident. About 28% of our population was born overseas, with another 20% having an overseas-born parent. According to one estimate, 32% of the Australian population have a non-Anglo-Celtic background. However, such cultural diversity is not proportionately represented within the senior leadership of...
This case study has explored how Muslim and non-Muslim students, school leadership, counsellors, teachers and parents reflect on, interpret and manage the experience of engagement and exchange in the context of a Catholic girls' high school (Years 8 to 12) in South Australia.
A group of HR managers from a range of local government councils including inner urban and outer growth areas, met for a roundtable discussion on increasing cultural diversity in the workforce. ECCV conducted the roundtable hosted by the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) in November...
FECCA is pleased to announce the release of a special edition of Australian Mosaic. Issue 42, is a snapshot of the FECCA 2015 National Biennial Conference: Building a better future for all Australians , held in partnership with Ethnic Communities Council of NSW (ECC NSW)....
Over the past years, we have become used to Europe's debt crisis. However, the fiscal problems of countries such as Greece are only the tip of the iceberg. Europe's crisis has much deeper roots. In this essay, Dr Oliver Hartwich presents a sketch of Europe's...