Inclusive Schools, Inclusive Society: Race and Identity in the Agenda

Inclusive Schools, Inclusive Society: Race and Identity in the Agenda


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This book is a manual for planning and taking action against racism in schools. Its implementation will improve schooling for all children, not just those from ethnic minority groups.

It clearly sets out the issues, the statistics and the research that show which groups are failed by schools and why, and then moves to a range of solutions. It is compiled by leading United Kingdom experts in the field of education and race, who have consulted widely, and is certainly one of the most authoritative books available on the subject. It is designed to be photocopied

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781858562032
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 05/28/2000
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 8.32(w) x 11.64(h) x 0.25(d)

About the Author

Angela Gluck Wood is an experienced educational consultant and co-director of the Insted Consultancy, which specializes in equality and diversity. She has expertise in world religions and interfaith dialogue, and has published about forty books, several for Trentham.

Robin Richardson is Director of the Insted Consultancy and was formerly director of the Runnymede Trust and before that Chief Inspector in Brent. Highly regarded as a lecturer at conferences and training events, his publications include Inclusive Schools, Inclusive Society and Inside Stories, both with Insted colleague Angela Wood.

Table of Contents

There are seven chapters:
OVERVIEW - statistics, learning and life changes, inclusive schools
IDENTITY - street credibility, culture and faith, ' national identity'
RACE - origins and nature of racism, institutional racism, teaching about race, dealing with racist behavior
CURRICULUM - identity and race across the curriculum, development of language for the curriculum, thinking skills and problem-solving
RELATIONSHIPS - virtuous and vicious circles, avoiding destructive conflict, working with parents, improving relationships with students

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