It is time for education and the school curriculum in countries with colonial pasts such as Britain to take the knee: to recognise that we – particularly the young – need to see ourselves as...Continue reading blog post
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#BlackLivesMatter in education: How can a hashtag help us understand exclusion inequalities in English schools?
The publicised deaths of Black people across the United States sparked a worldwide movement of protest against the historical inequalities and marginalisation experienced within the Black...Continue reading blog post
The devastating death of George Floyd, the Covid-19 pandemic, the #BlackLivesMatter movement and #TheSchoolThatTriedToEndRacism have excavated and highlighted various inequalities within our...Continue reading blog post
The structural inequalities faced by Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities have been deepened by a decade of austerity. We are in the midst of a global pandemic and, following yet further...Continue reading blog post
This special series of the BERA Blog addresses the BlackLivesMatter movement and questions of racial justice in both the UK and beyond, as we celebrate Black History Month amid deepening...
Covid-19 has presented schools with a series of dilemmas since lockdown began, and continues to do so as schools seek to reopen to all their pupils. There have been few reliable sources of advice...Continue reading blog post
This year coronavirus has put unprecedented pressure on our schools. It has been inspiring, as we continued to support our young people through the global pandemic, to see so many creative...Continue reading blog post
At the time of writing, as we move through the Covid-19 pandemic, most children in the UK have been away from school for nearly half a year, no end-of-year public examinations have taken place,...Continue reading blog post
Many children in the United Kingdom, and elsewhere in the world, have been away from their regular school and early year settings, spending lengthy periods of time at home since the beginning of...Continue reading blog post
This is not a one-year blip: If we have to have a national assessment system, it shouldn’t be this one
This is not a one-year blip: If we have to have a national assessment system, it shouldn’t be this one Although calls for root-and-branch reform of our national examinations systems aren’t...Continue reading blog post
‘My main anxiety at the moment is how I am going to be graded.’Continue reading blog post