BEMIS Scotland in collaboration with the Scottish Government is delighted to continue the themed years programme and invite multicultural communities across Scotland to join the celebration of the 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology and the 2017/18 Scottish Winter Festivals. This programme, which is being supported by a £64,000 funding contribution from the Scottish Government, […]
The 2016/2017 Film Series is organised in partnership between GRAMNet and BEMIS Scotland. This year we bring you documentary and feature films from Scotland and around the world making up a programme that illustrates the diversity and commonalities of those who endure exile and persecution. The films we have selected, and for which we have […]
Note: The deadline for applications for both funds is Sunday 4th December BEMIS Scotland in collaboration with the Scottish Government are delighted to announce the commencement of a new programme which invites multicultural communities across Scotland to join the celebration of the 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design and the 2016/17 Winter Festivals. The […]
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BEMIS and SPTC (Scottish Parent Teacher Council) are working together on an exciting new project, Gathered Together (Cruinn Còmhla), to support parents from ethnic and cultural minorities getting involved with their children’s school.
Funded through the Scottish Government Early Intervention Fund and managed by The Big Fund, this new innovative approach is to encourage parents and carers from ethnic and cultural minorities throughout Scotland to come and be part of Parent Councils enabling wider parental participation in their children’s education.
Funded Events Full List of Funded Events Grant Applications The deadline for applications was Friday 6th November 2015 About the programme Multi-cultural celebrations will play an even greater part in the 2015 Year of Food and Drink and Scotland’s Winter Festivals thanks to a new funding programme. A BEMIS Scotland fund of over £52,000—provided with support from […]
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 and journeys which are part of the epic stories of […]
Validation System in Lifelong Learning Experiences of Youth Volunteering (VALLEY) Project http://valley-eu.org/ Background BEMIS in partnership with our European partners is developing the VALLEY project (Validation System in Lifelong Learning Experiences of Youth Volunteering). The theme of recognition and validation of learning outcomes from informal or non-formal settings is commonly understood as one of the […]
Since 2014 BEMIS is a part of the NECE initiative (Networking European Citizenship Education) as a member of the “Hard-to-reach learners and youth” focus group. Within the group, we work with European learners, practitioners, researchers and policy makers from formal, non-formal and informal education. Defining ‘Hard to Reach Groups’ ‘Hard to Reach’ (HTR) is a […]
Scotland in 2015 has never been more diverse. The percentage of the population who now identify as coming from Ethnic and Cultural minority communities, i.e. all of those who identified as something other than ‘White Scottish’ in the Scottish Census of 2011 is a significant 16% of the national population (source). The intervening period between […]