The Learning Renaissance

Critical Child Development Sequences and Milestones, via Charlotte Davies

I have long taken an interest in the posts of Charlotte Davies. Her specialism is in cognitive and development issues and the impact of underdevelopment on the potential of young … Continue reading

September 5, 2022 · Leave a comment

Taking Small Steps Toward Equity | Edutopia

It can be difficult to know how to keep going with equity work, but starting with culturally responsive teaching is helpful. I use the term implicit curriculum to refer to … Continue reading

October 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Black History Month | Spilling The Black Tea | The Social

“Black History Month is a time for celebration.” Join Amanda Calley as she navigates Black History Month in the UK and discusses different aspects of Black British history, culture and … Continue reading

October 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

NEU teachers: Scrap GCSEs and A levels to fight racism | TES

NEU members vote to call for an end to GCSEs and A levels in favour of assessment that includes ‘global perspectives’. “We are witnessing a huge push forward on anti-racism … Continue reading

April 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

Did You Know? Marking Black History Month(s)

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in US history. Since 1976, every US president has officially … Continue reading

February 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Maya Angelou on American History

February 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Problem with the Education System

This short cartoon originally came appended to an article on examinations. I thought it was profound enough to merit a place of its own as a statement about the root … Continue reading

November 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Never Be Fearful

October 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Educating Girls… Why it Matters

We cannot afford to waste the talents of girls – let’s not let social, religious or cultural bias deny them the education they deserve. Anything less is a betrayal of … Continue reading

October 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: A Model for Others

October 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

Five contemporary books, TV series and films that talk about racial inequality | BBC Bitesize

If you want to educate yourself on racism and why the Black Lives Matter movement has resonated with so many, here are some books, films and tv shows to check … Continue reading

October 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Accommodating Difference

This from Manjula Raman, CEO Evangelist CHIEF KNOWLEDGE OFFICER AND PEDAGOGIST: This picture was drawn by an autistic kid and her buddy with the caption I want to fly i … Continue reading

December 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

How women students put a rocket up Cambridge | BBC News

Women’s long struggle to gain fair access to university is commemorated in an exhibition at the University of Cambridge library. What’s most shocking, perhaps, is that it’s all so relatively … Continue reading

November 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Social Justice in Your School: Aim For Liberation

Where is the focus on social justice in your school? This question goes beyond the issue of Equal Opportunities as it addresses the cultural drivers of your school – the … Continue reading

April 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

International Women’s Day: Every Day Should Be Women in Science Day!

One example of the sheer waste in talent that the education system allows is the under-representation of women in science. A few years ago it was estimated that the UK … Continue reading

March 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Difference Between Fair and Equal in Educational Provision

In providing for students of differing abilities and aptitudes we have to realise that  striving for equality of provision, might not necessarily provide a fair solution for all students. Download … Continue reading

September 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Equality for all learners… a little lateral thinking

March 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Lauren Child: New Children’s Laureate worried about equality in books | BBC News

Boys don’t like reading books that have girls as the main characters – and that “makes it harder for girls to be equal”, says the new Children’s Laureate, Lauren Child. … Continue reading

June 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thought For The Day: Equality

May 30, 2017 · Leave a comment