Patrick Stevens on NEU Plans to ‘Decolonise’ Education
What We’ve Been Up To Are you a teacher with questions or concerns about the educational implications of new active anti-racist initiatives? Or how Critical Race Theory-based curricula and teaching sit with a professional obligation to impartiality? If so we’d love to hear from you! Do get in touch with us if you’d like to […]
What We’ve Been Up To DDU has launched the Parents Voices Project to allow parents alarmed by the new brand of radical racial activism in schools. We hope this collective voice will illuminate the real impact on children and families of the aggressive re-racialisation of society. Read more in our recent mailer. We are asking […]
At a recent Don’t Divide Us Academic Group event, Professor Elizabeth Rata argued that: In the end a nation has to decide whether knowledge is universal and separable from the social group, or whether it is irredeemably knowledge of the powerful. If you abdicate from the idea of universal knowledge, then you de facto retreat into […]
What We’ve Been Up To On Thursday evening, DDU hosted a successful event, ‘Is the UK systemically racist?’, in the context of the recent Runnymede Trust CERD report. Chaired by Professor Doug Stokes, the panellists included DDU founding signatories Dr Rakib Ehsan, Ike Ijeh and Alka Sehgal-Cuthbert, and Sewell (CRED) report co-opted member Kunle Olulode. […]
What We’ve Been Up To On 22nd July DDU is hosting a public discussion online entitled Is the UK systemically racist?, on the Runnymede Trust’s report submitted this week to the International Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (ICERD), and the recent Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities (CRED) ‘Sewell report’. Taking part will […]
Former secondary school Head Tim Clark argues that discipline is a necessary part of school life, and essential for allowing all pupils to participate fully.
VIDEO: DDU members discuss the CRED report with some of the report’s commissioners.
BLMs ideological take-over of Brighton and Hove City Council is a disaster for democratic accountability and a recipe for division in its schools.
Are you a parent worried about your child being told that they are either privileged or oppressed because of their skin colour? We’ve written a guide on how their school may be breaching legal obligations, and how to raise this tricky subject. Read more