A joint statement by BEA: Black Educators Alliance and CARE: Coalition of Anti-Racist Educators Published: 8 March 2021 This statement seeks to highlight an issue that is still unresolved and we all know that if we do not learn from the mistakes we have made in the past, we are doomed to repeat them! Stereotyping, as weContinue reading “Joint Statement on 2021 Exam Cancellations and Teacher Assessments”
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Statement on Department for Education Guidance on PSHE
A joint statement by BEA: Black Educators Alliance and CARE: Coalition of Anti-Racist Educators First published in New Socialist: http://newsocialist.org.uk/transmissions/statement-department-education-guidance-personal-social-health-and-economic-education/ Date: Monday September 28 2020 As educators and movements across the UK are taking strides towards achieving just and fair education for all pupils, the government has released chilling and worrying guidance for institutions’ PSHE programmes,Continue reading “Statement on Department for Education Guidance on PSHE”
STATEMENT: Examination u-turns, teacher assessment and Black students
Authors: Black Educators Alliance Generations of activists and academics have sought to highlight the reality that teacher assessment, underpinned by deficit theorising and racial bias continues to have a negative impact on black students’ achievement and attainment. As soon as schools, colleges and universities were impacted by Covid-19 and subsequent government lockdown, BEA have highlightedContinue reading “STATEMENT: Examination u-turns, teacher assessment and Black students”
ARTICLE: Raising the bar
Author: Shagufta Khan We are living in times of change, where the norm has been challenged and going backwards is no longer an option. At the start of the year, no one could have imagined the events that would unfold and change the lives of so many. The Black community has been at the forefrontContinue reading “ARTICLE: Raising the bar”
Frequently Asked Questions
Families, communties & students Introduction The results of the BEA survey on ‘Summer 2020 exams and assessment: Parental support and guidance research questions’ has formed the basis for these FAQs (frequently asked questions). Please circulate this document as widely as possible with your networks, contacts and communties to enable black parents and carers to be able toContinue reading “Frequently Asked Questions”
BEA Zoom Event : What next for Black educators? – Wed 1 July 2020 @ 6pm (Zoom Meeting)
Meeting details: Details: Zoom Linkhttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/5058059832… Meeting ID: 505 805 932 Password: 3fYSaW Panel Camille London-Miyo – Senior leader and activist, BEA Steering Group memberTokunbo Sode – Teacher and BEA memberParamjeet Singh Bhogal– Executive member of the National Education Union (NEU)Nalini Amichund– Teacher and BEA memberChuma Akuchie – Teacher and member of No More Exclusions Format ToContinue reading “BEA Zoom Event : What next for Black educators? – Wed 1 July 2020 @ 6pm (Zoom Meeting)”
School leader, activist, trade unionist and teacher for 19 years. Currently working as a SEN leader/co-ordinator and founder of Bristol NME (No More Exclusions).
MEMBER: Ivy Scott
LONDON NEU Black Organising Forum Officer, Founder Black Educators East London. Retired Assistant Headteacher, Head of Inclusion and SENCO Post 19 Educator. Ivy has an MA in school effectiveness, school improvement. Her thesis focused on Black Boys. Ivy has published work on EAL assessment, Caribbean Language and dialect. Ivy is also a researcher and MemberContinue reading “MEMBER: Ivy Scott”
COVID-19: Developing Resilience – A guide for education leaders
Author: Paramjeet Singh Bhopal This document has been produced by Newcastle Educational Psychology Service to help school/settings leaders in response to them opening. The document uses evidence based approaches to support the Wellbeing and Resilience of all (educators, children and parents/carers).
OPINION: How many reviews do we really need?
Author: Lana Crosbie How many reviews do we need before Black Lives Matter enough? When will we accept the systemic oppression and inequality is not the product of a broken system, very much the opposite. They are the products of a system designed to do exactly what it does. Absolute power to the status quo, privilegeContinue reading “OPINION: How many reviews do we really need?”