Policy & Publications
This section will help you to search for policy, publications and information on issues affecting Gypsies and Travellers. Use the filter on the left hand side to refine your search.
Ethnicity and Education: The Evidence on Minority Ethnic Pupils
This topic paper by the Department for Education and Skills presents the latest statistics and research on minority ethnic pupils in the education system and updates the January 2005 topic paper.Access the resource
The Education of Gypsy Traveller Learners: A survey of provision made by schools and local authorities to meet the needs of Gypsy Traveller learners, Wales, 2005
This document reports the findings from Estyns survey of provision made by schools and local authorities to meet the needs of Gypsy and Traveller learners. The report also describes aspects of good practice across Wales.Access the resource
Youth Matters Department for Education and Skills Green Paper 2005
This Green Paper provides the Government’s assessment of the impact of major proposals under consideration to deliver the outcomes envisaged by the Green Paper “Youth Matters”. See page 13 to for reference to Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils.Access the resource
Every Child Matters, Green Paper 2003
Although this Green Paper does not mention Gypsy Traveller Young People directly, the effects of the paper are multi-agency and have a direct impact. The subsequent anaylsis of the paper, saw Gypsy and Traveller Young People are often categorised as hard-to-reach young people.Access the resource
What does the 2011 Census tell us about the characteristics of Gypsy or Irish travellers in England and Wales?
For the first time the 2011 Census included a tick box for Gypsy or Irish Travellers (not Roma). Read the analysis of the results produced by the Office for National StatisticsAccess the resource