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by Lyn Tett and Mary Hamilton  |  22nd January 2021

Lyn Tett and Mary Hamilton, editors of 'Resisting Neoliberalism in Education', call for a new direction in education, expanding access to online resources, prioritising ALL learner perspectives and harnessing the creativity brought by new voices to the policy table.…Read more

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by John Holmwood  |  12th January 2021

John Holmwood, co-author of 'Countering Extremism in British Schools?', discusses the regulations on the teaching of sex and relationship education in primary and secondary schools in England and asks is there a problem of ‘anti-capitalist’ sex education or is there something else going on in this new initiative?…Read more

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On the Transforming Society podcast, we speak to our authors about today’s key social issues. We get to grips with the story their research tells and focus on the specific ways in which it could create impact. Listen to the five most popular podcasts from this year’s Transforming Society. …Read more

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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by Jennie Bristow, Sarah Cant and Anwesa Chatterjee  |  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