In this episode Dr James Reid (University of Huddersfield) speaks to Jayne Edwards, an Assistant Headteacher of an inner city primary school in Yorkshire.
Jayne talks about her experience working in a primary school during Covid-19, and the challenges her school has faced providing for children’s varied and diverse care needs.
James and Jayne speak about the importance of listening to children’s voices and encouraging their participation in decision making in schools.
BERA’s Children and Childhoods Special Interest Group aims to explicate, develop, and enhance understandings of children and young people and their childhoods. This includes: how childhoods are shaped socially, historically and culturally, and how the ‘relational child’ experiences the educational institutions and forces that mediate their life. Find out more about the SIG here https://www.bera.ac.uk/community/children-and-childhoods
Views expressed are the presenters own and not those of BERA.