Athena Swan Good Practice Initiatives

The Advance HE organisation who award the Athena Swan and Race Equality Charters has an information data base on gender and race equality initiatives in higher education. For further details please click here.

The AdvanceHE Assessment and Feedback Symposium 2021 on 4-5 November

The Advance HE Assessment and Feedback Symposium on 4-5 Novemeber 2021 will focus on the important and intersecting issues of equality, diversity and partnership. It will provide an opportunity to discuss ideas and strategies for putting the student ‘at the heart’ of assessment and feedback processes.

It will aim to provide an open and supportive environment within which to share and discuss contemporary practice and initiatives in assessment and feedback; provide evidence-informed examples and ideas for university staff and students to overcome the challenges of assessment and feedback in higher education.

Gender Equality in Higher Education

Further information on gender equality in higher education can be found at the Centre of Excellence located in the Higher Education Authority. Click here for further details.

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission 

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission is Ireland’s national human rights and equality institution whose purpose is to promote and protect human rights and equality in Ireland and build a culture of respect for human rights, equality and intercultural understanding in the State. Click here for further details.

"The under-representation of women among staff in higher education, particularly at senior levels, is an intractable problem internationally." Click here to read more about this.

Athena SWAN Ireland: Call for Panellists for January - March 2022 Assessment Round.
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Athena SWAN Ireland Workshops and Dates.
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Launch of the Gender Equality Enhancement Fund 2021.
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Race Equality in Higher Education - New programmes and events portfolio for 2021-22
Click here to view the new Race Equality in Higher Education  Programmes and Events brochure for 2021-22.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2022: Inclusive Institutions in Action - (16-17 March 2022 – Face-to-face)
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Diversifying Leadership Programme  - (8 February 2022 - Online)
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Race Equality Colloquium 2022 - (31 March 2022 – Virtual)
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Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Workshop Series - (from 7 October 2021 – Virtual)
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