Monthly Archives: March 2015

Gifted At Primary, Failing By Secondary

Book review rating: ***** Author: Neil Mayers Published by ill-Literation – 2008 Gifted At Primary, Failing By Secondary is a parenting manual to help Black children in UK schools avoid the ‘Secondary Slump’. Gifted At Primary, Failing By Secondary is … Continue reading

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Race: An Inconvenient Truth – Things we Won’t Say about Race that are True

Things We Won’t Say about Race that are True Channel 4 Thursday 19th March 2015 Television Review The Trevor Phillips documentary, ‘Things we Won’t Say about Race that are true’ promised an expose of truth’s about race and that’s what we … Continue reading

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No Laughing Matter? Race, Identity and the Humour of Sacha Baron Cohen

A Symposium on the Comedy of Sacha Baron Cohen Brunel University London Uxbridge Middlesex Wednesday 11 March 2015 Chair: Dr. Sharon Lockyer (Brunel University) Presenters: Dr. Richard Howells (King’s College London); Dr. Helena Bassil-Morozow and Dr. Simon Weaver (Brunel University … Continue reading

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My First Boyfriend almost Killed me

A.R.I.S.E – Sister’s doing it for themselves International Women’s Day event Star rating: ***** Tabernacle London W10 Sunday 8th March 2015 Hosts: Angie Greaves & Daddy Ernie Guests: Jenni Steele, Her Excellency Mrs. Aloun Ndombet-Assamba and Gina Yashere Singer: Natalie … Continue reading

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Aamer Rahman: The Truth Hurts

Star rating: ** Soho Downstairs, Soho Theatre London W1 Mon 9 – Thu 12 mar, 9.30p.m. Review: Tuesday 10th March 2015 Booking and further information £15 (£12.50) Mon-Wed, £17.50 (£15) Thu After selling out his run at the Melbourne International … Continue reading

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Welcome to My World

Stephen K Amos Star rating: **** Soho Downstairs, SohoTheatre London W1 Review: Tuesday 10th March 2015 Tue 10 – Sat 21 Mar, 7.30pm Booking and further information £15 (£12.50) Tue-Thu, £17.50 (£15) Fri-Sun If you like jelly babies you’ll enjoy this show. … Continue reading

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How can we support teacher’s well-being?

Supporting Teachers’ Well-being London Festival of Education Red Zone – Institute of Education London WC2 Saturday 28th February 2015 Panel: Julian Stanley, Sue Roffey and Kathryn Lovewell How do teachers maintain a healthy work-life balance in an educational context that … Continue reading

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