The Equality Act 2010 places a general Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED) on all public bodies, including higher education institutions. The duty requires all public bodies to proactively take steps to -
Eliminate discrimination, victimisation and harassment;
Advance equality of opportunity between groups of people of diverse backgrounds and with diverse needs; and
Foster and promote good relations between such groups of people.
The equality duty is supported by three specific duties:
To publish information to demonstrate compliance with the equality duty, at least annually;
To set and publish one or more specific and measurable equality objective, at least every four years;
To publish equality information and equality objectives in a manner that is accessible to the public.
The School's Equality Information
The attached monitoring reports provide a comprehensive set of tables and charts for governance, staff and students across a wide range of participation and progress indicators at an institutional level.
The School recognises that it is both a requirement and good practice for all interested parties to know the composition of its student body and workforce, so that issues of under-representation can be addressed and unmet need provided for.
If you would like more information about anything contained within the reports, or if you require the information in alternative formats (for example, braille, large print or audio), please contact the School's Equality and Diversity Team (please see contact details on the left hand side).
Staff numbers [PDF] - 2016 | 2015| 2014| 2013| 2012
Staff by job type [PDF] - 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013| 2012
Staff by contract type [PDF] - 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013| 2012
Staff recruitment [PDF] - 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013| 2012
Staff parental leave [PDF] - 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013| 2012
Staff leaving reasons [PDF] - 2016 | 2015 | 2014| 2013| 2012
Members of decision making bodies [PDF] - 2016 | 2015| 2014| 2013| 2012
Staff by full-time or part-time [PDF] - 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012
Staff pay [PDF] - 2016 | 2015^ | 2014 | 2013* | 2012
^A statement regarding pay equity at LSE is currently being ratified, and will be added to this information shortly.
*Report on staff pay was not published in 2013 because the Equal Pay Review was underway.
Student numbers [PDF] - 2016 | 2015| 2014| 2013| 2012
Students: gender identity, religion and belief and sexual orientation - 2016 | 2014** [PDF]
Student admissions UG [PDF] - 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012
Student admissions PG [PDF] - 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012
Student progression [PDF] - 2016 | 2015 - UG; PGT | 2014| 2013| 2012
Student attainment [PDF] - 2016 | 2015 - UG; PGT; PGR | 2014| 2013| 2012
Student grievances [PDF] - 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012
**LSE has recently started collecting student information on the 'newer' protected characteristics (that is, gender identity, religion and belief and sexual orientation). This report is the second report on this information.