Sticks and Stones by Imrana Mahmood

Sticks and Stones by Imrana Mahmood. An evocative poem growing up in England as a Muslim woman.

BAME teachers are still marginalised in a system that refuses to change | Allana Gay | Teacher Network | The Guardian

In 1985, a major report found that ethnic minorities were disproportionately under-represented in teaching. Little has changed since — Read on

Profile: First female Muslim secondary head in UK | Tes

Bushra Nasir’s education started on the floor of a school in Pakistan. Five decades later, she leads an academy trust serving disadvantaged pupils — Read on This is a fascinating story of teacher's journey from the floor of a school in Pakistan to the roof of education in the U.K. It's amazing to see …

BAME: ‘We must end the unconscious bias in teaching’ | Tes

BAME teachers have been marginalised in education for far too long – everyone must work together to tackle the issue, writes Allana Gay and Amjad Ali — Read on #BAMEed is a fantastic grassroots organisation that seeks to make a positive difference. It's seems to raise awareness of vital issues that affect all of …

Why I don’t believe in the Robin Hood style of Diversity by Asif Sadiq MBE

Another great and "pause for a moment" article written by The Telegraphs Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Asif Sadiq MBE. I talked about how non-protected characteristics can feel equally disenfranchised by programmes that are run for the few in In it's not a cake... it's a business case! This article explores that further and …

It’s not a cake… it’s a business case.

"Your colleagues may feel that if you're getting more, I must be getting less. It's not a cake!!!" Thank you Bernadette Thompson, Ministry of Justice This is a quote that I picked up from a recent diversity summit I attended. It really resonated with me. Bernadette ended the piece by highlighting that equality is not …

…is an equal opportunity employer.

Hands up if you've ever seen this as a strap line for a company?! Have you ever thought how any organisation would substantiate this claim?! Employers and employees in the public sector, and in private or voluntary organisations carrying out work on behalf of a public sector employer, have a legal public sector equality duty in the …

Why 1963?

The story of a young man who leaves his wife, children and the shores of his homeland in search of a better life for them.

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