By Georgina Manning | January can be a difficult month for many of us, even at the best of times, with cold, grey days, dark evenings, and all of December’s festivities over. At EqualiTeach we take the month of January
By Saira HassanNovember is Islamophobia Awareness Month, established in 2012 ‘to deconstruct and challenge the stereotypes about Islam and Muslims’. In this blog I will share definitions, real life examples, personal experiences and my thoughts on how we can reject
When reading about the rise in hate crimes on social media I was disappointed and frustrated to see quotes shared and repeated where the author likely believes they are being ‘neutral’ or ‘unbiased’ in their reporting, but where they are in fact perpetuating harmful stereotypes and prejudice.
The sensitive nature of this conflict can leave educators scared to discuss it in classrooms. However, it is essential that schools create and provide safe spaces for young people to discuss and navigate the news, and to have their perspectives listened to.
By Kate Hollinshead The last few weeks have seen an outpouring of grief, fear, concern and anger after the details of the murder of Sarah Everard have emerged. Feelings have run high in the political sphere, on social media and
The 8th March marks International Women’s Day, which is always an important opportunity to take stock of the progress being made across the world with regards to women’s rights and to celebrate the brilliant individuals, organisations and movements that are
It seems more pertinent than ever to understand what the word ‘microaggressions’ really means and the harm that microaggressions can cause.
2020 has laid bare the stark inequalities that still exist in British society and has awoken many to issues that some had felt were done and dusted. The coronavirus pandemic which has swept the country has not impacted on everyone
EqualiTeach Submission to Women and Equalities Committee Call for Evidence on Proposed Changes to the Gender Recognition Act 2004
EqualiTeach believes that there must be comprehensive and meaningful change to the Gender Recognition Act 2004 in order to ensure all trans people are able to easily and affordably have their gender legal recognised. EqualiTeach stands in solidarity with all trans people in the fight for true equality.
Black History Month is just around the corner, and in a year with so much discussion and awareness of racial injustices around the world and at home, it feels as important as ever. Which means schools will also be feeling increasing pressure to get it right. I want to address some of the barriers that might stop schools from engaging with Black History Month, sharing top tips for doing it justice.
The murder of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer and the subsequent protests against systemic racism and oppression will be impacting heavily on children in the UK. This blog provides tips for talking to children and young people about race and racism.
N, 14 “As a young mixed-race girl growing up in the UK… I believe that it is important that we recognise that the UK is not innocent, racism is sadly still very prevalent in our society… Alex, 14 “…there are