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For 15 years, Shahid has provided training on equal opportunities to a variety of LEAs, Higher Education, Further Education and other institutions. He set up and managed Strathclyde’s innovative multi-agency Ethnic Minorities Project. As Race, and Community Education Inspector for Rochdale LEA, he wrote LEA policies on antiracist education and racial harassment. His expertise in the field of racial equality and youth & community work has been utilised on several occasions by HMI and the CRE. He has had fifteen articles published, his most recent on Islamophobia in the spring issue of Multicultural Teaching. An experienced consultant and trainer specialising in the fields of education, quality assurance, equal opportunities, science, youth & community work and Black history, he is also a P/T lecturer at De Montfort University, co-ordinating and teaching the ‘Anti-oppressive Practice’ module for the MA in Community Education, teaching on the BA course and the occasional lecture on the Black Perspectives module. In 1995 Shahid was consultant to Manchester Business School’s project on training ethnic minority businessmen. On behalf of Leicester Black Prisoners Support Group, Shahid has delivered training on Black History for African-Caribbean & Asian inmates at Glen Parva Prison, as the first stage in a comprehensive package of training aimed at White inmates, Prison officers and Governors. In addition he has prepared a resource pack aimed at other trainers across England working for Black Prisoner Support groups.