Media coverage for DDU’s report, ‘Who are the experts?’

DDU’s second report, Who Are the Experts? An investigation into anti-racist third-party organisations in schools received wide coverage, both for the report itself and for specific findings within it. (You can read the report here.) Contested racial views taught as fact, says pressure groupThe Times, 11 July 2023 Pupils are being subjected to a “radical […]

Coronation balcony scene was ‘terribly white’, says Bridgerton star Adjoa Andoh

DDU director Alka Sehgal Cuthbert is quoted in this article from the Telegraph, 7 May 2023. Bridgerton star Adjoa Andoh called the Royal family’s balcony appearance during the Coronation “terribly white”. The actress, who plays a Regency duchess in the Netflix series Bridgerton, offered her opinions during ITV’s coverage of the Coronation of King Charles […]

Alka Sehgal Cuthbert discusses third-party ‘activist educators’ on GB News

Alka was a guest on Free Speech Nation with Andrew Doyle on Sunday 2 April. She talked about how the imposition of new ideologies on our institutions which re-racialising society, seeing racial problems where few, if any, exist. The result is the creation of divisions, between pupils and between colleagues.

The meaning of racism and equality

DDU director Alka Sehgal Cuthbert was one of the panelists in this debate, part of the conference ‘Towards the Common Good: Rethinking Race in the 21st Century’, hosted by The Equiano Project, Emmanuel College and King’s College, Cambridge.

DDU Director explains what impartiality in education means and why it’s so necessary

Dr Alka Sehgal Cuthbert has a new article in Teachwire. She writes: ‘When teachers come down on the side of social justice activism, the distinction between educational goals and the political interests of the teachers in question becomes blurred, breaching the duty of schools to teach impartially.’ Read the full article here.

DDU letter to the Palace: we are not obliged to bow down to CRT beliefs

Dismayed at the coverage of recent events at the Palace, DDU decided to remind the Monarchy that Fulani’s view of what happened is based on a minoritarian political belief system.

DDU Academics issue open letter on the Race Equality Charter

DDU academics challenge Advance HE’s approach as ‘divisive’ and ‘risking the racialisation of campus life’.

DDU Welcomes the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities Report – Letter to Minister for Equalities Kemi Badenoch

DDU responds to the CRED report and emphasises the recommendations we would like to be followed through by the government.

The Murder of Samuel Paty – DDU Statement in Solidarity with the People of France

‘Understanding’ does not relieve anyone of the responsibility to condemn the brutal, performative murder of innocent citizens by those committed to a version of Islam that abhors our cherished values of free speech and democracy.