• Thu,21 Mar 2024
    BLG conference in Cardiff

    Hundreds take part in UK-wide multi-venue conference on anti-racism

    The message was loud and clear: urgent, societywide action is needed right now to tackle…

  • Fri,14 Jun 2024
    City Hall in London

    Lack of representation of Black communities in London’s FE workforce is ‘so stark’ – Deputy Mayor at crisis summit

    Press release For immediate release, 14 June 2024 Leaders in anti-racism convened a crisis summit…

  • Thu,30 May 2024
    Mural of George Floyd

    Remembering George Floyd

    It’s May 2024. 4 years after the murder of George Floyd. 4 years since the…

  • Wed,6 Dec 2023
    Launch of Black Leadership Group Wales

    Leadership group launched in Wales to tackle racism

    A new leadership group launched today (Wednesday 06 December) will harness the unique voices and…

  • Mon,27 Nov 2023
    BLG session at AoC conference 2023

    Standing room only at AoC conference session

    It was great to see so many people attend our break-out session at the Association…

  • Fri,24 Nov 2023
    Business conference

    Black Leadership Group annual conference 2024: Sponsorship and partnership opportunities

    In 2024, the Black Leadership Group will stage a hybrid conference like no other, and…

  • Tue,7 Nov 2023
    Black Leadership Group Ethnic Equity in Education campaign

    Take part in survey for Ethnic Equity in Education

    Ethnic Equity in Education (EEE) is a campaign sponsored by BLG and supported by key…

  • Fri,29 Sep 2023
    Diverse group of students

    “Welcome to our world” – BLG responds to new study on the experiences of Black people in Britain

    New research on the experiences of Black people in Britain underlines the issues the Black…

  • Fri,29 Sep 2023
    London bus

    Unexpected helper, the kindness of strangers

    by Maxine Room CBE, Black Leadership Group Associate Director for Leadership Development, Coaching and Mentoring…

  • Thu,28 Sep 2023
    Ethnic Equity in Education logo

    FE Leaders gather for first campaign consultative meeting

    Leaders in FE gathered recently for the first Consultative Group meeting of the Ethnic Equity…

  • Wed,20 Sep 2023
    Suki Dhesi

    BLG member to research ways to make technical education more inclusive

    Black Leadership Group member and HSDC Vice-Principal Suki Dhesi is beginning a research project in…

  • Tue,5 Sep 2023
    Black woman in job interview

    Successful job board for black professionals set for upgrade

    Press release 05 September 2023, for immediate release More than 100 organisations have used the…

  • Mon,4 Sep 2023
    Black college lecturer giving lesson

    Stark ‘ethnic representation gap’ harming attainment of Black students – Think Tank warns

    A critical shortfall in the number of Black leaders in Further Education in England, revealed…

  • Tue,8 Aug 2023
    Teacher at college in lecture theatre

    Why representation is critical to achieving equity in education

    by Amarjit Basi, Director, Black Leadership Group When considering student attainment within the UK context,…

  • Fri,14 Jul 2023
    Ethnic Equity in Education logo

    Crisis summit sees launch of Ethnic Equity in Education campaign

    Leaders in Further Education gathered for a crisis summit on Thursday 13 July 2023 to…

  • Tue,13 Jun 2023
    Summit on racial equity in FE

    BLG’s Call to Action on Ethnic Equity in FE

    Nearly three years ago, we wrote an Open Letter that highlighted two major concerns: the…

  • Fri,26 May 2023
    Mural of George Floyd

    We shouldn’t need catalysts to eradicate racism

    by Stella Ngozi Mbubaegbu CBE | Director | Black Leadership Group UK On 25 May…

  • Wed,17 May 2023
    Peter Symonds makes anti-racism pledge

    Peter Symonds is first sixth form college to make anti-racism pledge

    On Tuesday 16 May 2023, Peter Symonds College, Winchester, held a unique event to pledge…

  • Mon,15 May 2023
    Mentoring session

    It’s time to end racial disparities in mentoring and coaching

    By Dr Maxine Room CBE, BLG Associate Director for Leadership Development, Coaching and Mentoring Mentoring…

  • Tue,25 Apr 2023

    Reforms of post-16 qualifications threaten racial equity in education

    Government reforms of Level 3 (post-16) qualifications are threatening essential pathways to higher education for…

  • Mon,20 Mar 2023

    The Impact of Strategic Leadership on Anti Racism

    Pat Carvalho, Principal and Chair of Birmingham Metropolitan College Building on themes from the BLG…

  • Sun,19 Mar 2023

    Black Leadership Job Board launched

    Press release - for immediate release A new jobs board to enhance leadership opportunities for…

  • Sun,5 Mar 2023

    Benchmarking is vital to tackling racism in HE

    The Ethnic Representation Index by Prof. David Mba At the Black Leadership Group’s annual conference…

  • Tue,28 Feb 2023

    Session Descriptions: Make the Path by Walking it

    Our third annual conference - Make the Path by Walking it - takes place on…

  • Fri,24 Feb 2023

    Make the path by walking it: a blog

    by Stella Ngozi Mbubaegbu CBE | Director | Black Leadership Group UK We have a…

  • Wed,22 Feb 2023

    Anti-Racist Wales 2030: A National Vision

    By Marian Jebb, Head of Post-16 Quality, Further Education and Apprenticeships, Welsh Government In June…

  • Sun,19 Feb 2023

    Third annual conference programme now available

    We are delighted to announce that the full programme for our third annual conference -…

  • Tue,31 Jan 2023

    Conference to showcase new initiatives for creating anti-racist society in UK

    Press ReleaseFor immediate release, Wednesday 1st February 2023 Prominent thinkers and campaigners in the fight…

  • Fri,9 Dec 2022
    Third annual Black Leadership Group conference

    Save The Date: 21st March 2023

    Please save the date for our annual conference: 21st March 2023. This will be our…

  • Wed,19 Oct 2022
    BLG logo next to EFT logo

    The BLG and ETF join forces

    The Black Leadership Group (BLG) is delighted to announce a formal partnership with the Education…

  • Mon,7 Mar 2022

    What is the ‘Black Paradox’?

    • Introduce the concept of the ‘Black Paradox’ and its impact on society • Illustrate…

  • Mon,31 Jan 2022

    BFELG Livestreams #AntiRacismInAction Season 2


  • Thu,20 Jan 2022

    Challenging the ‘Black Paradox’

    This online conference, taking place on 16th March, is for everyone who has an interest…

  • Mon,10 Jan 2022


    We are changing our name from BFELG to BLG (Black Leadership Group). This is in…