Joint Statement on 2021 Exam Cancellations and Teacher Assessments

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”

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”

NME Final Report on Impact of COVID-19 on Education and Children’s Services

Impact of COVID-19 on Education & Children Services Copy of NME Final Report on Impact of COVID-19 on Education and Children’s Services (opens new window) This submission was created by No More Exclusions (NME), a UK grassroots coalition of over 140 teachers, teaching assistants, trade unionists, social workers, lawyers, youth workers, faith leaders, local councilors,Continue reading “NME Final Report on Impact of COVID-19 on Education and Children’s Services”

COVID-19: “Unequal Impact: Coronavirus and People With Protected Characteristics”

For the Attention of the Women and Equalities Select Committee, United Kingdom Houses of Parliament, Submitted on 1 May 2020. BEA Decolonising Education Group   Covid-19 has highlighted and exacerbated the existing disparity caused by the narrowing of the curriculum for members of the Black Community. Resources and curriculum content produced by schools and organisations are not culturally inclusiveContinue reading “COVID-19: “Unequal Impact: Coronavirus and People With Protected Characteristics””