Context: Since July 2020, we have held a quarterly Diversity Roundtable with national stakeholders invested in, and committed to, a system-wide strategy for collaborating on
Why do white teachers have a problem talking about race in schools? We have all learned to avoid talking about race in English schools. We
Do #BLM protests mean change has happened already? Nationally, 14.3% of teachers are from minority ethnic groups (DfE, 2020). Statistically, fewer minoritized teachers are teaching
Having worked in the city’s schools for many years, Claire Stewart-Hall makes some suggestions about what schools can do to change this.
I met a friend with whom I trained to be an English teacher the other day. “I heard you’d got out. When they told me I was so pleased for you. The great news is that I’m out too. I feel as though I’ve been in some kind of scientology cult…” she said, “I tell people: I’m a recovering teacher.”