Category: Equity

A legacy for change

Today’s Stephen Lawrence Day has had me reflecting on A Legacy For Change. My learning today began with watching this video. Stephen’s legacy has already led to so much systemic and legal change in the UK but his legacy can

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Accessible by design

A few years ago, I started work with a colleague who uses a wheelchair. One day, we travelled down to London together. It was in spending this time with them that I noticed just how many barriers were created in

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Fighting the algorithm

August has featured the word ‘algorithm’ far more than most months in living memory, especially for those of us working in the world of education. Working with and around technology for the last few years has opened my eyes to

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A Necessary Journey

My awareness of race and the need for representation in both education and society were not inherent in me at an early age, rather it was a slow realisation of what existed around me but not within me. Perhaps the

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Embracing Difference

30 days ago, I started working at the Chartered College of Teaching. This time has absolutely flown by and I found myself arriving at the Annual Conference early on a Saturday morning to help with the set-up wondering what I

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Why we still need feminism #IWD17

I’ve had these words (most of them at least) sat in my phone notes for some months now; never feeling bold enough to post. It feels like today, International Women’s Day is the day to finally share this. Me being #beboldforchange I

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