DDU Education Guide For ParentsFollowing many inquiries from parents who are concerned about what their children’s schools are promoting through the curriculum, assemblies and other pastoral interventions, DDU have produced a Guide For Parents that provides some background context, outlines key relevant legislation and offers some advice on how you might raise questions or concerns with schools
For ParentsIt can be difficult to raise any worries or questions about a unhelpfully divisive and simplistic “anti-racist” content in schools. Here is template letter that raises some questions in a way that also shows support for schools. It can be adapted according to individual circumstances.
For TeachersHere is template letter for teachers faced with their school organising curriculum, pastoral teaching and professional teacher development, around the divisive themes associated with identity politics.
Implicit BiasIf you want to tackle the unevidenced concept of “implicit bias” training, which is becoming more common in all working environments, including educational ones, you need to know what it is first. This DDU FAQ will help.
Black History Month
Alka Sehgal Cuthbert’s KS3 resource considers Britain’s empire in India as the product of multiple factors within India and Britain. Empire is seen as a product developed relationally by events and people in both India and Britain.
And Tarjinder Gill has compiled a list of resources for primary level.