Teachers in UK schools must commit to improving their ‘racial literacy’ to enable them to teach in a way that promotes anti-racism, according to a new report. The research, carried out by Dr Remi Joseph-Salisbury and published by Runnymede, too a close look at the issues of race and racism in secondary schools, and found that the teaching workforce was an are that could be improved. Not only do schools need more teachers from BAME backgrounds, all teachers also need to be thoroughly trained to improve their own understanding of racism, so that they can effectively teach the subject in classrooms.

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