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Gypsy, Roma, Traveller Awareness Session
Wed 8 March 2017, 10:00 – 16:00 GMT
This session aims to equip delegates with an awareness and understanding of issues related to Gypsy Traveller communities, provide an understanding of the cultural needs and legislative duties in relation to these communities and give practical ideas to help to improve communication with these communities.
Richard O’Neill prides himself of creating a comfortable and friendly training environment where thoughts, ideas and feelings can be freely expressed. Delegates are encouraged to ask any questions about any aspect of Gypsy Traveller culture and Richard’s work past or present.
Richard an award winning, Storyteller and Writer, Trainer and Lifelong Entrepreneur who delivers sessions in a wide range of organisations throughout the UK, including; schools, universities, businesses, prisons, national charities, local authorities national museums and social enterprises. Brought up in a large traditional Romany family he has a particular interest in enterprise for inclusion, EAL and social mobility and delivers sessions on initial teacher training, PGCE and MA courses for a number of universities including York St John, Northumbria and Cumbria. He acts as a consultant to a number of local authorities on a range of issues from enterprise to housing and education.