Education and Skills Development Group (ESDEG) is committed to improve the educational outcomes of disadvantaged children, and through education community cohesion.
Improve the academic, emotional and social wellbeing of young people.
Developing the competence and character of children to be successfull in life.
Children’s educational attainment, school attendance and behaviour.
Increase learning resources available to girls & learning outcomes in Somaliland.
Running ESOL classes aimed at parents, taught by a qualified teacher.
Help young people on education, employment, health and housing issues.
Ethnic inequalities in health in Ealing and the effect of Covid-19 in BAMER communities.
Health, social and economic inequalities in Britain for people from black and ethnic minority communities are well documented and have been an issue for many years. The current pandemic has focused the spotlight on these issues and made visible the stark reality of being different.
Earlier this week, a report by Public Health England published data that raises a great deal of worry; minorities are disproportionately affected. Asian, Caribbean and Africans are significantly more likely to die from Covid-19, be worse off economically, and suffer from the exacerbated conditions of overcrowding in their homes.
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ESDEG is a registered charity and was established in 2006 to help address the needs of the local Somali community, many of whom had arrived as refugees. Since its inception, ESDEG has expanded its services to members of all faiths and ethnic groups, who are experiencing disadvantage, exclusion, poor social mobility, inequality and other barriers that are preventing the community or its members from thriving.