Education (RH)

Education (RH) Resources Hub February 7, 2021 ‘I’ve had to fight’: Kehinde Andrews on life as the first UK professor of Black Studies

For Andrews, this meant not just ignoring the values and culture he had been brought up with (“I rejected it all. It was horrible”), but “falling into whiteness” – emulating the behaviour and interests of his white friends.

Education (RH) Resources Hub November 22, 2020 SOAS launches The Ebony Initiative 2021 – Nurturing black scholars and success

The Ebony initiative recognizes the importance of the intellectual contribution that is made by racialised students, in the UK academy and globally. The programme aims to nurture black scholars by focusing on community-building, mentoring and other forms of support.

Education (RH) Resources Hub November 17, 2020 Black applicants least likely to be offered PhD places

Dr Arday says he had several jobs to pay for his degree. He adds that most of his peers secured funding for their doctorates, but he was not aware this resource was available. “That information is inaccessible to black and ethnic minority prospective academics.”

Education (RH) Resources Hub October 29, 2020 Most Black British children report experiencing racism at school

“What struck us most was the sheer level of acceptance but also exhaustion in the Black community, for people so young to be so tainted by this.

Education (RH) Resources Hub October 4, 2020 ‘Students need to know the harrowing truth’: teachers on black history in the curriculum

I have felt quite uncomfortable, learning about black history as an adult and knowing I wasn’t taught it at school because someone made the decision that I didn’t need to know about it.

Education (RH) Resources Hub September 28, 2020 Black working-class pupils unfairly excluded in England, thinktank warns

government responses to inner-city youth rebellions and moral panics over serious youth violence and knife crime have led to black pupils disproportionately being sent to pupil referral units (PRU) and alternative provision (AP).

Education (RH) Resources Hub August 30, 2020 ADULTS: DO YOU HAVE GCSE MATHS & ENGLISH?

If you’re over 16 and you’ve left school, you normally do not have to pay to do:
English or maths to GCSE level,
some information and communication technology (ICT) courses,
English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) – courses are also normally discounted or free depending on your employment status and how long you have been resident in England

Education (RH) Resources Hub August 21, 2020 This 23-year-old Nigerian is creating a digital collection of African stories for children in different languages

Dominic Onyekachi (L) teamed up with Tolulope Wojuola (R) and Fanan Dala (not pictured) to kick off Akiddie By Aisha Salaudeen, CNN Updated 0928 GMT (1728 HKT) August 21, 2020  Dominic Onyekachi is using the web-based platform Akiddie to feature and share stories with African characters for children. Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)When Dominic Onyekachi set out …

Education (RH) Resources Hub August 10, 2020 Black British history: the row over the school curriculum in England

“The whole basis of the Windrush scandal was that ‘these people don’t belong here’, that their citizenship could be revoked. It makes me feel like we don’t belong, like we’ve never made any contribution,” she says. “That is not the truth.”

Education (RH) Resources Hub August 9, 2020 Court Releases Written Judgment In Case Of Dreadlocked Girl Barred From School

The Supreme Court has now published its written judgment in the case of the Kensington Primary School student who was denied access because of her dreadlocked hair.

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