Category Archives: Education

The Dangerous Rise of Therapeutic Education

The Dangerous Rise of Therapeutic Education: 10 Years On Battle of Ideas 2018 Bookshop Salons Barbican Centre London EC2 Saturday 13th October 2018 A panel of four educationalists including Dennis Hayes, David Perks and Louise Burton at the recent Battle of … Continue reading

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Was Kanye West Right to say 400 Years of Slavery was a Choice?

Predictably Rapper and Entrepreneur Kanye West has copped a great deal of flack for his TMZ interview, 1st May 2018, where the headline take on it was simply “slavery must have been a choice.” One of the issues with the … Continue reading

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Come Mek We Larf: Windrush Comedy Special

Star Rating: **** The Library at Willesden Green London NW10 Friday 8th June 2018 It’s been many a year since I last spent a Friday night in a library, but tonight I made an exception. I wasn’t at The Library … Continue reading

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Reaching for the stars: The Story of Reach Society

Book rating: ***** Book review: The Story of Reach Society: The Professional Black Men Who Chose to Add Value Authors: Dr Dwain A. Neil and Mrs Paula A. Neil Publisher: Reach Society Publishing . £13.99. Click the book cover below to purchase … Continue reading

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Kenny Report 3 launch- It Matters

Star rating: ***** Friends House London NW1 Wednesday 8th April 2015 “The Kenny Report III is the most innovative, thought provoking and revolutionary report in the Kenny Report series so far. It is a report written by young people for … Continue reading

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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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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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