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Tackling Poverty & Inequality – Improving Approaches in Further Education

Thursday 14 February 2019

Event Details
Edinburgh College (Granton Campus)
350 W Granton Rd

19% of people in Scotland, an estimated 1 million people live in relative poverty.

To improve awareness and understanding across the FE sector of the extent and nature of poverty and inequality in Scotland, College Development Network, Scottish Government, NUS, Cyrenians and Edinburgh College in partnership are delivering this event to support the FE sector improve its approaches to tackling poverty and inequality.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Jim McCormick, Chair, Edinburgh Poverty Commission, Associate Director for Scotland, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • Councillor Cammy Day, Depute Leader, City of Edinburgh Council 
  • Ella Simpson, CEO, EVOC
  • Jim Metcalfe, CEO, College Development Network 
  • Sarah-Jane Linton, Board member Who Cares? Scotland and Head of Faculty, Edinburgh College

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