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To achieve our collective mission of an education sector that is reflective of society, we’ve gathered a range of useful resources and reading for our network. If you’d like to recommend any content to be added to these pages, please get in touch with us

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Afropean: Notes from Black Europe

Here was a space where blackness was taking part in shaping European identity … A continent of Algerian flea markets, Surinamese shamanism, German Reggae and
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The Traveller Movement

The Traveller Movement is a leading national charity committed to the fulfilment of human rights for ethnic minority Gypsy Roma and Traveller people. The site hosts
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Exposure to racism is trauma

Iesha Small Continued exposure to racism and its effects creates trauma. More white people who think they are allies need to understand this.   A
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Black experiences hub

TES We’ve partnered with BBC, Into Film and The Black Curriculum to bring you a selection of resources on black experiences – from black British history
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Anti-racist Science Teaching

An important contribution to the topical debate on multi-cultural education. The papers extend from general issues about science, nature and race to practical teaching guides
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School segregation in multi-ethnic England

Simon Burgess et al. Aspects of both educational development and multi-cultural inter-relationships are frequently related to school ethnic composition, with arguments that ethnically segregated schools
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Diversity in the boardroom

Diversity in the boardroom. A booklet from Deloitte exploring practical steps that a company can take. Click to read the booklet
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On The Road

On The Road is a podcast for Gyspy, Roma and Traveller communities which will also be broadcast in prisons across the UK on National Prison
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Race, ethnicity and education

Race, Ethnicity and Education is the leading peer-reviewed journal on racism and race inequality in education. Click to read more
BAMEed Resources

BAMEed Poster

Download and print a poster for your school staff room or offices to spread the word about our network. Click here to download
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How to find the right trustee role

Eleanor Urben Taking on a charity trusteeship is a rewarding and beneficial way to volunteer your time. You will have the chance to support and
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We all need to learn to lift

Unknown author I rarely write about my personal life. I guess I worry that my words will be misunderstood or misinterpreted and so cause unintentional
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BAME We Teach Collection

A collaborative Google Drive collection of resources from BAME We Teach. Click to explore the resource
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Me and White Supremacy

Claire Nicholls In the @WomenEdBookclub chat led by Angie Browne (@nourishedteacher) on Layla F. Saad’s ‘Me and White Supremacy’ workbook, we discussed key learning, silence
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Racial Awareness Training Video

Ben Nnene: I was invited to speak by my high school, Norwich School on the issues surrounding racism for a Repton house assembly after my
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HE workforce data

View the latest workforce data for the Higher Education Sector. View the data
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The Stoop Podcast

The Stoop podcast goes into stories about black life that aren’t talked about enough. Hosts Leila Day and Hana Baba combine journalism and storytelling to
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BAME Strategy Launch

In this video, Haringey Education Partnership speak to students about achievement and what they want to share with headteachers across the borough.
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‘Our stars are aligning’

Sharifah Jelany-Lee It is said that when something is written in the stars, that when values align, powerful change can happen and so it was
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Race Reflections

Guilaine Kinouani Rethinking inequality, injustice and oppression. DISRUPTIVE articles and think pieces. It is Race Reflections’ contents which propelled her to thought leadership when it
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Critical mass podcast episode

This is an episode on BAME leadership in education. BAME stands for Black Asian Minority Ethnic. According to the Swan Report (1985) and a recent
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Why is my curriculum white?

In the NUS Black Students Campaign National Students Survey, it was found that, ’42 per cent did not believe their curriculum reflected issues of diversity,
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Belonging Through A Culture Of Dignity

Floyd Cobb, John Krownapple While efforts to achieve equity in education are prominent in school districts across this country, the effective implementation that results in meaningful
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Privileged

Kyle Korver When the police break your teammate’s leg, you’d think it would wake you up a little. When they arrest him on a New
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Educating for Justice

How the Education Enterprise Can Work Toward Social Justice and Cultural Competence. In this live talk for ResearchED US inspired by the presenters’ #FreedomFridays webcasts, Chris
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Don’t Tuck in Your Labels

Bennie Kara I am the woman that always has a clothes label sticking out somewhere.  In any given day, some kindly person will reach behind
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Noire Histoir

Noire Histoir features Black history facts, literature, and motivational stories from across the Black diaspora. Join Natasha McEachron as she celebrates Black pride, excellence, and
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Twelve Activities for Activism

Hackney Services for Schools One way to challenge injustice, inequality and intolerance is by being active. This resource ‘12 activities for activism’ has been developed
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On BAMEed

Jonny Walker Teaching can so easily become a platform for hypocrisy. I plan lessons on healthy lifestyles  whilst eating a Greggs, for example. I chastise my pupils
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Dismantling The Master’s House

UCL #DTMH is a community of academics, administrative staff and students at UCL, committed to righting racialised wrongs in our workplace and in the wider
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Whiteness and Education

Whiteness and Education is a publication that presents critical discussions of White racism, White identity, privilege, power and intersectionality. Click to explore
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Race and Racism with Kehinde Andrews

In this series opening episode of Talking Race, hosts Professor Vini Lander and Dr Daniel Kilvington speak with Professor Kehinde Andrews about the world’s biggest
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Pod Save the People

Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with analysis from Sam Sinyangwe, Kaya Henderson, and De’Ara Balenger. Then he sits
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The Black Curriculum

A research paper exploring black British history in the national curriculum. Published in 2020 by The Black Curriculum team. Read the paper
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Race and Racism in English Secondary Schools

Runnymede This report is concerned with race and racism in England’s secondary schools. Drawing upon the perspectives of secondary school teachers acrossGreater Manchester, the report
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Travellers

There are many communities of travelling people in Britain and there have been for generations. While most people accept their lifestyles, some in the settled
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Whiteness: An Introduction

Steve Garner What is whiteness? Why is it worth using as a tool in the social sciences? Making sociological sense of the idea of whiteness,
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Aiming Higher

Runnymede Race, Inequality and Diversity in the Academy Read the paper
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The British Black Panthers

The untold story of the years when Black Power came to Britain and forever left its mark – the coming together, political ideas, leaders and
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The Psychosis of Whiteness

K Andrews Critical Whiteness studies has emerged as an academic discipline that has produced a lot of work and garnered attention in the last two
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Critical Race Theory

University of Birmingham From its origins in US legal studies, CRT has grown to become one of the most important perspectives on racism in education
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Decolonise the Curriculum, Pran Patel

What does ‘Decolonise the Curriculum’ mean to you? Pran Patel looks at the school curriculum in the UK. He utilises his personal experience of education
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How to Fight Discrimination in AI

Andrew Burt Is your artificial intelligence fair? Thanks to the increasing adoption of AI, this has become a question that data scientists and legal personnel
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Black Britain: A Photographic History

Paul Gilroy Black people have inhabited the British Isles for centuries. Eminent professor Paul Gilroy, renowned for his work exploring the social and cultural dimensions
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Black History Buff Podcast

The Black History Buff podcast is a fun and thrilling journey through time. Covering the full historical tapestry of the African Diaspora, you’ll hear tales
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CST Decolonised Curriculum Audit Tool

This tool draws from the NEU Framework for Developing an Anti-Racist Approach and Show Racism the Red Card’s Guidance for ITT. Decolonising the curriculum removes
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Black and British: A Forgotten History

David Olusoga Drawing on new genealogical research, original records, and expert testimony, Black and British reaches back to Roman Britain, the medieval imagination, Elizabethan ‘blackamoors’ and the
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Race, empire and education: teaching racism

Marika Sherwood Quite clearly, virulent anti-Black racism (racial stereotyping, prejudiceand discrimination) had its origins in Europe with the trade in enslavedAfricans. But there is evidence
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10 great black British films

Black British life has been sorely underrepresented in our national cinema, but there have been hints of a resurgence in recent years. Amma Asante’s 18th-century-set
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Visible and Invisible Barriers

A report exploring the impact of racism on BME teachers. Views from over 1000 teachers compiled by NEU and Runnymede. Read the paper
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Anti-racism charter

A framework to help you explore ideas around race equity and racism from the National Education Union (NEU). Click to explore the charter
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White Privilege

Charlotte Belmore The area of ‘white privilege’ is the uncomfortable elephant in the room that is not going away anytime soon. The idea of racism
BAMEed Resources

Organising an event: a toolkit

Penny Rabiger shares a toolkit for organising an event that’s representative of the education sector. Click here to read Penny’s blog Download a PDF copy
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BLM: Anti-racism a whole school approach

Hannah Wilson The Issue: It is complex. Who owns the voice? The Conversation: Chiltern using their platform and their network. Modelling how to take responsibility and
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I Can’t Be Racist

Social psychologist Dr Keon West explores racial bias, and the concepts of both conscious and unconscious bias, drawing on the latest psychological and sociological research.
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Pod for the Cause

“Pod for the Cause” expands the conversation on critical civil and human rights challenges of our day: census, justice reform, policing, education, fighting hate &
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South Asians in Britain

The establishment of the East India Company in 1600 began a complex relationship between Britain and India that would mark major shifts in the culture
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Thick: And Other Essays

Tressie McMillan Cottom In eight highly praised treatises on beauty, media, money, and more, Tressie McMillan Cottom – award-winning professor and acclaimed author of Lower
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White Ally Podcast Episode

Picking up from the last episode on BAME leadership (which you should listen to first) we’re talking about what it means to be a ally
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What does Windrush mean now?

In April 2018 the Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigned and delivered an unprecedented apology for the “appalling” actions of her own department towards Windrush-era citizens.
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Sway : Unravelling Unconscious Bias

Dr Pragya Agarwal Meticulously researched and well written. It will make you think hard about the judgements you make. An essential read for our times.’
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Black Tudors: The Untold Story

by Miranda Kaufmann A black porter publicly whips a white Englishman in the hall of a Gloucestershire manor house. A Moroccan woman is baptised in a
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Biased

Dr Jennifer Eberhardt In a single interaction, they might slip by unnoticed. Over thousands of interactions, they become a huge and powerful force. Jennifer Eberhardt
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Anti-racism resources

Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein This document is intended to serve as a resource to white people and parents to deepen our anti-racism work.
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Doing the work

Nick Dennis I’ve had a variety of conversations with teachers and schools over the last few weeks about history teaching in independent schools and the
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Me and White Supremacy for WomenEd

Cecile Halliday Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad came to my attention through different avenues. Firstly, tweets from @nourishedschool and @WomenEd so this prompted
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Revealing the colour of madness

Sinead Carroll Ph.D student Rianna Walcott was giving a talk on mental health to the creative industries in Edinburgh, when a woman approached her with
BAMEed Resources

Schools and COVID-19 – PDF document

Access guidance for Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) staff and their employers in school settings. This document is informed by NHS guidance and contains
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Say Your Mind Podcast

Kelechi Okafor is the host of Say Your Mind. Tune in every Monday for her unique and hilarious take on Tarot, current events and pop