Why I won’t be returning to teach in the classroom

by Gurmeet Kaur Education regardless of which party is in power is a hot-button issue, but especially in the last few years. And it’s not surprising why: increasing attainment gap between students of higher and low socio economic background, rising teacher recruitment crisis, academisation of schools, increasing levels of accountability on schools, new national curriculum, and… Read More

When xenophobic words become real violence

by Maya Goodfellow  Last week, in a chilling report that has the faint echoes of lynching during the Jim Crow era, a group of refugees and migrants in the Calais camp say outsiders attacked them. Unidentified men put them in a van, drove them to a field, stripped them naked, handcuffed them and beat them… Read More

Our White Curiosities

By Taimour Fazlani and Arooj Khan ‘Nigel Farage will give Britain its voice back’ ‘British workers are hit hard by unlimited cheap labour’ ‘5000 new people settle here every week, say no to mass immigration!’ Xenophobia – fear of foreigners – is rife at this particular moment, given UKIP’s success in the recent local and… Read More