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Resource 1 

Please click here to read an essay exerpted from Working Paper 189, “White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming To See Correspondences through Work in Women’s Studies” (1988), by Peggy McIntosh; available for $4.00 from the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women, Wellesley MA 02181. The working paper contains a longer list of privileges.  The essay is written by Peggy McIntosh, an associate director of the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women. 

 

Resource 2

Please click here to read ‘Race, culture and all that: an exploration of the
perspectives of White secondary student teachers about race equality issues in their initial teacher education’ written by Vini Lander

 

Resource 3

A collection of articles, blogs, tools and resources around anti-racist education provided by Hannah Tyreman at the Chartered College, who is part of the BAMEed Network steering group. 

There are a range of publishers and booksellers dedicated to publishing books for children that will promote inclusion and. These include: Booklove: Bookshop, Knights of media, Letterbox Library, Roundtable books and Tiny Owl.

 

Resource 4 – Useful organisations, individuals and research publications

A collection of organisations working towards equity collated by the BAMEed Network as well as regional networks for educators around the UK

BERA – race, ethnicity and education provide a forum for researchers of ‘race’, ethnicity and education, host seminars, publish papers and support and facilitate the development and quality of research in relation to these issues.

The Institute of Race Relations publishes a quarterly journal Race & Class, free briefing papers on issues of racism in Europe and the UK and occasional books, pamphlets and reports.

Race, Ethnicity and Education is the leading peer-reviewed journal on racism and race inequality in education.

Runnymede is the UK’s leading independent race equality think tank. They generate intelligence to challenge race inequality in Britain through research, network building, leading debate, and policy engagement. You can read their publications here.

The Traveller Movement is a leading national charity committed to the fulfilment of human rights for ethnic minority Gypsy Roma and Traveller people. The site hosts a range of publications including, a good practice guide to improving outcomes for gypsy, roma and traveller children in education.

Whiteness and Education is a publication that presents critical discussions of White racism, White identity, privilege, power and intersectionality.

 

Resource 5 – School Diversity Week, 22-26 June 2020

During School Diversity Week, primary and secondary schools as well as colleges across the UK celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans equality in education.  Click here to access your free toolkit to celebrate with students in their homes

 

Resource 6 – How to promote diversity in schools: three strategies for positive change | Optimus Education Blog – Click here to access

 

Resource 7 – The Economist Educational Foundation have published two
educational resources for 9-year-olds and upwards in response to the protests for racial equality that are happening all over the world.  Click here to access

Resource 7 – useful resources for parents and carers generated by Place2Be

A Parent’s Guide to Black Lives Matter
This guide aims to provide resources, advice, and tips to ensure that children are aware of racial inequality, racial hierarchies, and white privilege present in modern-day society, as well as share tools and knowledge in which to combat racism today.

Racism and violence: helping children to handle the news
The Child Mind Institute have shared advice on helping children to deal with troubling news about race and violence

George Floyd: Why are there huge protests in the US and around the world?
BBC Newsround’s report helps children to make sense of what has happened in recent days and weeks

How to talk to your children about race and racism
How to answer questions about race and racism? Entrepreneur, blogger and mum-of-one Freddie Harrel and Behavioural scientist and diversity consultant Dr Pragya Agarwal – who has three daughters – shared their personal experiences and tips with BBC Woman’s Hour…

Resource 8 – useful resources for schools generated by Place2Be

All different, all equal toolkit for primary schools
Available on the Mentally Healthy Schools website, this toolkit includes an assembly plan, a lesson plan and cross-curricular ideas for teachers to help empower children and young people to celebrate what makes them, and others, unique.

Black Lives Matter – Book Trust Book List
Book Trust has selected books that examine the structural oppression experienced by the Black community, aimed at inspiring and empowering young children to talk about anti-racism.

 

Remember that if you are struggling with your mental health, there is always help available.

 

Resource 9 – Article from tenpencemore on recruiting for diversity – click here to read

Resource 11 – Three ways for UK schools to improve their race relationsclick here to access

Resource 12 – What did you just say? Responses to racist comments collected from the fieldclick here to access

Resource 13 – Race and Racism in English Secondary Schools – click here to access

Resource 14 – Visible Minorities, Invisible Teachersclick here to access

Resource 15 – The Runnymede Trust’s Visible and Invisible Barriers: the impact of racism on BME teachersclick here to access

Resource 16 – National Education Union Framework for developing an
Anti-racist approach   – click here to access

Resource 17 – Vogue Magazine – A Psychologist’s Guide To Healing From Racial Trauma – click here to access