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Simon Bell, Institutional Key Account Manager at Bristol University Press, discusses the impact COVID-19 has had on collaboration and communication across the scholarly community.…Read more

Empty, deserted school room
by Pat Thomson  |  9th September 2020

Pat Thomson, author of 'School Scandals: Blowing the whistle on the corruption of our education system', talks about the corruption of the UK education system, and the impact of this on democracy and children's lives.…Read more

Classroom
by Ian Thompson and Gabrielle Ivinson  |  19th August 2020

Ian Thompson and Gabrielle Ivinson, co-editors of 'Poverty in Education Across the UK', discuss extreme poverty in the UK and look at how people from certain communities, jurisdictions and postcodes face higher poverty and poorer educational outcomes than others.…Read more

Students working
by Mawule A. Sevon and LaTrice L. Dowtin  |  14th August 2020

Mawule A. Sevon and LaTrice L. Dowtin discuss how the harming of Black girls is often removed from the discussion of school discipline and that we need to understand that schools will continue to be a pivotal source of harm for the Black community if there is continued failure to adequately eradicate racism in educational spaces.…Read more

Woman on a laptop

Nazia Hussein and Saba Hussain reflect on how ethnic minority women may internalise the consequences of gendered racism in higher education and look at their roles as transnational carers and emotional labourers.…Read more

1886 Empire Map
by Sally Tomlinson  |  30th June 2020

Sally Tomlinson, author of 'Education and Race from Empire to Brexit', demonstrates how we continue to manufacture ignorance of the past in a fragmented education system.…Read more

Hand up in class
by Anwesa Chatterjee, Sarah Cant and Jennie Bristow  |  18th May 2020

Jennie Bristow, Sarah Cant and Anwesa Chatterjee, authors of 'Generational Encounters with Higher Education', discuss whether our current virtual university experience is the way forward for Higher Education.…Read more

Empty hall

John Holmwood explains why the higher education sector needs to use a ‘whole system’ approach when managing the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes a link to a free download of chapter seven from 'English Universities in Crisis' by Jefferson Frank, Norman Gowar and Michael Naef – ‘Adjusting to the Future’…Read more

Still from play of people pointing
by John Holmwood  |  2nd April 2020

John Holmwood talks about how, since writing 'Countering Extremism in British Schools? The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair', he has been academic adviser to a play, Trojan Horse, based upon transcripts of the inquiries and interviews with those involved in the affair.…Read more

Hands in the middle
by Wendy Luttrell  |  31st March 2020

We live in a society where care is commodified, coerced, invisible and ‘passed on’ to others in ways that sustain inequality. Wendy Luttrell, author of 'Children Framing Childhoods: Working-class Kids’ Visions of Care', shows that it is time for a new narrative.…Read more