Racial Inclusion in Schools
Schools are recommended to develop their own racial inclusion policies to promote racial integration among students of which an important element is the prevention of racial discrimination and harassment on campus. In attempt to assist schools to kick-start the process, this Framework concerns prevention of racial discrimination and harassment. It defines the areas where policies are necessary and their application could further the objectives of racial inclusion.
To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (IDERD) 2023, the Equal Opportunities Commission launched the Racially Friendly Campus Recognition Scheme for schools to spread awareness about the importance of racial equality and inclusion among students and staff community. A total of 63 primary and secondary schools have participated in the scheme: