The programme is now available for the 2015/2016 GRAMNet Film Series. The 2015/2016 Film Series is organised by GRAMNet (Glasgow Refugee, Asylum and Migration Network) and BEMIS Scotland. The aim of Hidden Stories 2015 is to bring the often untold, surprising knowledge of migratory movements into view and to sharpen the focus on the unusual lives […]
The UK and its constituent countries are becoming increasingly diverse. This reality and future, accentuated by the current refugee, asylum and migration humanitarian crisis unfolding across Europe must be tackled with compassion and empathy in the spirit of global citizenship and Human Rights. Scotland is advantageously placed to act as a positive example in the […]
Our Parliamentary and Policy Officer Danny Boyle recently wrote an article on Social Justice for the Scottish Government’s Creating a Fairer Scotland blog. You can read that post here and follow the site at fairer.scot.
We have launched an online questionnaire for voluntary organisations and volunteers as part of the European VALLEY project. The responses from the questionnaire will help us develop new ways to promote and validate volunteering in Europe. If you are a person with managerial responsibilities in a voluntary organisation, a volunteer (or ex-volunteer) and if you […]
BEMIS, in partnership with a number of European partners, has become part of the Validation System in Lifelong Learning Experiences of Youth Volunteering (VALLEY) project. The project aims to provide a new approach to promoting volunteering among young people. This approach presents volunteering as a resource of personal empowerment and as a way to validate […]
Ethnic Minority Communities Encouraged To Take Up Apprenticeships Partnership launched during Scottish Apprenticeship Week to increase participation A NEW partnership aimed at encouraging more ethnic minority groups to undertake Modern Apprenticeships has been launched during Scottish Apprenticeship Week. Skills Development Scotland (SDS) and BEMIS Scotland have joined forces in a bid to raise awareness of […]
Note: These vacancies are now closed. We’ve got two new job vacancies – a Project Coordinator and a Development Officer – for the Modern Apprenticeship for All programme in partnership with Skills Development Scotland. The closing date is Thursday 23rd. For details please www.bemis.org.uk/jobs.
On behalf of BEMIS Scotland board, staff and members we would like to say a huge thank-you to all who attended last night’s St. Andrew’s celebrations at the Multicultural Homecoming 2014 finale. Scotland in 2014 is culturally confident, dynamic and diverse nation. No better year than 2014 has epitomised this upsurge in confidence than the […]
The launch of the fifth annual GRAMNet & BEMIS Film Series will be taking on Wednesday 15th October, at the CCA in Glasgow from 5.30pm. The 2014/2015 series will showcase films and documentaries that feature themes of home and homecoming, and this launch event will include the first showing of the BEMIS Multicultural Homecoming documentary. Also […]
In an article posted online by The Telegraph on 24th August, it is incorrectly stated that BEMIS campaigns for independence. This is not true. BEMIS holds its impartiality as an organisation as a core value which enables us to deliver with credibility a broad programme of work which seeks to instill a culture of active […]