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Personal Reflection

A pedagogical reflection on the coddling of white ignorance

Posted on 4 February 2021 by Dr Kevin Smith

This is another 'guest post' from Dr Kevin Talbert, an Associate Professor in Education at The College of Idaho in Caldwell, ID, USA. In this post, Kevin writes about his […]

Creating Anti-racist Curricula

Creating Anti-racist Curricula

Posted on 3 June 2020 by Dr Kevin Smith

Creating anti-racist curricula. The difference between "not being racist" and being "anti-racist," and resources to create anti-racist curricula.

How I lost my first job as a teacher

Posted on 16 October 2019 by Dr Kevin Smith

Typically, these posts are 800 words or less. However, I've missed a post - so I'll make up for that with a double-post today. I hope you enjoy it. My […]

Suicide Prevention and School

Suicide Prevention and School

Posted on 9 September 2019 by Dr Kevin Smith

Suicide and self-harm are a growing problem among young people. This post discusses research with pupils in Wales regarding their sense of happiness, self-esteem and sense of self, as well as the importance of addressing mental health and well-being in school curricula

Let’s talk about race.

Let’s talk about race.

Posted on 15 August 2019 by Dr Kevin Smith

Understanding the differences between "racism," "prejudice" and "discrimination" can help us to critically reflect on our beliefs, behaviours and assumptions that may promote racism, and how to change them.