Are schools really rife with racism as some commentators claim? DDU supporter Adrian Hart argues no.
What We’ve Been Up To Don’t Divide Us hosted a lively session on the Sewell Report at the Battle of Ideas Open For Debate festival on Saturday 31 August with Tony Sewell on on film (pictured), who was joined by Professor James Tooley, Kunle Olulode, Patrick Vernon and Zara Qureshi with DDU’s Dr Alka Sehgal […]
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 […]
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 […]
What We’ve Been Up To This week we held our first ‘official’ DDU Parents’ meeting at which we shared experiences, discussed how to engage other parents around these issues, and planned future events and activities. Our next meeting is on Wednesday, July 21st at 10 am. Do get in touch if you’d like to get […]
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.
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
Events at Batley Grammar School this week have resulted in a teacher and his family having to go into hiding. His ‘crime’,at the very worst, was having given a poor lesson that offended the religious sensibilities of some Muslim parents. Reprehensible as the protests outside the school gates are, they are not the main problem. […]
As schools reopen, many parents will be delighted to see their children going off to meet, socialise and learn. Some semblance of normality is very welcome! However, it may also be that you find your child’s school is introducing new plans to show their commitment to a form of anti-racism that seems unhelpfully divisive and […]