Race in education

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UK school Latin course overhauled to reflect diversity of Roman world
New edition of Cambridge Latin Course to include more prominent female characters and better reflect empire’s ethnic mix

Sally Weale Education correspondent

10, Jul, 2022 @11:35 AM

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Ian Law obituary
Other lives: Sociology academic who helped universities to start acknowledging their part in slavery and colonialism

Seb Law

30, Jun, 2022 @4:16 PM

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Harry Goulbourne obituary
Other lives: Sociology academic who set up and was director of the Race and Ethnicity Research Unit at London South Bank University

Mary Chamberlain

21, Jun, 2022 @5:18 PM

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The book that tore publishing apart: ‘Harm has been done, and now everyone’s afraid’
Kate Clanchy’s memoir about teaching won the Orwell prize. Then, a year later, it became the centre of a storm that would engulf the lives of the author, her critics and dozens of people in the book trade. So what happened?

Gaby Hinsliff

18, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Top drama school apologises to Paapa Essiedu and Michaela Coel for ‘appalling’ racism
Essiedu has described in interview with the Guardian how teacher at prestigious school used racial slur

Simon Hattenstone

10, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Diversity in the curriculum will bring a sense of belonging | Letters
Letters: We must broaden the voices and stories studied, writes Zaahida Nabagereka, while Vaughan Melzer asks how many stories of success does any working-class child see


25, May, 2022 @3:25 PM

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Nursery trainer tells of racist abuse after Tory MP calls work ‘brainless’
Liz Pemberton says she has received offensive emails after John Hayes criticised her anti-racism work

Jessica Murray

23, May, 2022 @11:08 AM

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UK’s ‘strictest headmistress’ fears schools will stop teaching Shakespeare
Katharine Birbalsingh says move to decolonise English curriculum could mean Shakespeare replaced with black and female authors

Sally Weale Education correspondent

22, May, 2022 @6:24 PM

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Number of male teachers in England at all-time low as pay levels drop
New research also raises alarm over lack of minority ethnic senior teaching staff

Michael Savage Policy Editor

07, May, 2022 @12:36 PM

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Teachers’ union NEU warns of classroom culture wars
Union plans to ‘critically interrogate’ government’s model history curriculum over teaching of Black perspectives

Richard Adams Education editor

14, Apr, 2022 @2:28 PM

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Teachers say they no longer want police based in schools after Child Q outrage
National Education Union members also vote for removal of senior Met police officers involved in the case

Richard Adams Education editor

11, Apr, 2022 @5:37 PM

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Georgia passes bill restricting discussion of race in schools
The bill bans teaching of nine ‘divisive concepts’ and also allows ban on transgender girls from girls’ sports teams

Oliver Laughland

05, Apr, 2022 @2:19 PM

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