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Creating a fully inclusive education system for disabled people

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For disabled people to be able to participate fully in all areas of society, requires a change to structures and strategies. Education is the key driver for these changes as we fight to protect our future.  Join us online as we discuss the barriers and challenges and identify what an inclusive society for disabled people can look like.

Prison education: a vision for the future

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This webinar will explore how we develop an overarching strategy to remedy the previous pattern of disjointed and confused decision-making that has shaped the prison education sector in the past, and will discuss how we transform the pay, working conditions and professional standing of our prison education members into the future.

Supporting migrant staff in education

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Members of the migrant members' standing committee and UCU's equality team discuss how we can meet the needs of migrant members and campaign for change on key issues.

‘The Automatic University’: the new normal for higher education?

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In 2019 UCU Scotland commissioned work to review and understand the expansion of data systems and automation in higher education. We wanted to be able to pre-empt and respond to the challenges that artificial intelligence and automation bring to our sector. A year on and Covid-19 has made these challenges all too real for staff and students in education. This UCU webinar will hear from the report’s author, Dr Ben Williamson; Ann Gow, UCU Scotland immediate past-president; and Jenny Lennox from UCU's bargaining and negotiations team.

Keeping universities safe: STUC fringe meeting

https://youtu.be/lQExu7u6St8 With the large number of Covid-19 cases in Scottish universities at the start of this term; confusion over guidance both for students and online and remote teaching and activities; and the Christmas break coming join UCU general secretary Jo Grady, SAGE sub-committee member and Scottish Government adviser Professor Steve Reicher, UCU Scotland president Carlo
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Cancelled: Community accountability for racial justice – an organising agenda for colleges and universities

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Please note this event has been postponed. The new date will be announced soon. An antiracism for abolitionist times: The webinar will look at the role education institutions play in perpetuating racism. Community accountability seeks to transform education from a system of state racism to a community resource. Join Gargi Bhattacharyya, Luke De Noronha and
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