Race laws spark workload fears

2nd March 2001 at 00:00
TEACHERS this week warned that new anti-racism laws forcing schools and other public bodies to monitor and promote race equality could lead to a dramatic rise in bureaucracy and workload. The measures include an obligation to ensure the ethnic composition of theworkforce reflects the ethnic minority make-up of the local community.

Union leaders acknowledged that ethnic minorities are under-represented in the teaching profession, but said schools do not have the time to take on any more new initiatives.


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