Diversity

NewVIc launches new African Studies Centre to transform the teaching of black history in schools

The new African Studies Centre, the first of its kind, will equip teachers with the skills and knowledge to teach students about the history of Africa, doing away with a tradition of learning about this diverse continent through the lens of European Colonialism. The College has teamed up with world-class …

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British Council International School Award success for Stantonbury International School, Milton Keynes

Stantonbury International School in Milton Keynes has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom. The International School Award celebrates the achievements of schools that do exceptional work in international education. Fostering an international dimension in the …

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Bookings open on 5th September for Into Film Festival 2018

Bookings open on the 5th September for the world’s largest, free, youth film festival, a UK-wide, education focused event for schools, colleges, youth leaders and home educators: www.intofilm.org/festival. Taking place from November 7-23, the sixth Into Film Festival offers 2600 free screenings and events, with teaching resources, for 5-19 year-olds, …

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8,500 London school children learn first-hand about the Kindertransport as part of the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Stories from Willesden Lane project

8,500 London school children have attended live performances of the “Children of Willesden Lane” to educate them on the Holocaust and, more specifically, to help them to understand the experiences of those saved by the Kindertransport as it marks its 80th anniversary this year. The performances are part of multi-disciplinary …

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National Children’s Bureau wins work to tackle homophobic bullying

The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has been awarded project funding from the Government to tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying in schools. The Sex Education Forum and the Anti-Bullying Alliance, both based at NCB, have been granted funding from a £2m package of support created by the Department of …

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