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.
Traveller Education: Changing Times, Changing Technologies
This study looks at the role of Local Education Authority based Traveller Education Support Services and schools in supporting these Gypsy and Traveller children as well as the role of ICT and distance learning.Access the resource
Gypsy Traveller Students in Secondary Schools: Culture, Identity and Achievement
This research report compiled by Chris Derrington and Sally Kendall and published by Trentham Books presents findings on the attainment of Gypsy and Traveller students in Secondary Education.Access the resource
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Boys: Strategies for Success in School
The Milton Keynes Traveller Education Services have produced a to help schools better understand specific issues facing Gypsy, Roma and Traveller boys attending school.View the report
Denied a Future? The Right to Education of Roma, Gypsy and Traveller Children in Europe.
This report, compiled by Save the Children, discusses the educational inclusion of Gypsy and Traveller children in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (including Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia) and Romania.Access the resource
Room to Roam: England’s Irish Travellers by Action Group for Irish Youth
This research project investigates the condition of the Irish Traveller community in England. It was designed to develop new information and research about the experiences of Irish Travellers in England in their relationships with health, welfare, criminal justice and educational agencies.Access the resource
Supporting the Travelling Tradition: A report on the work of EFECOT in exploring the use of distance learning environments for children
The European Federation for the Education of the Children of Occupational Travellers (EFECOT) explores the use of interactive courseware within a telematics framework, in order to strengthen supported distance learning for the large numbers of European Fairground, Circus and Bargee children.Access the resource
BBC Radio 2: Swings and Roundabouts
The fourth in the series of 2006 Radio Ballads, Swings and Roundabouts paints a musical and anecdotal portrait of the people who travel the country building and re-building their rides, always looking to attract customers to their machines.Access the resource