The Issue: It is complex. Who owns the voice? The Conversation: Chiltern using their platform and their network. Modelling how to take responsibility and bring positive change. The Value: Black lives matter. We need to focus on Black lives mattering. The Context: We need to be comfortable having uncomfortable conversations. Representation of the collective experience by theContinue reading “BLM: Anti-racism a whole school approach”
Category Archives: #Values
I am a black woman: #IamRemarkable – an anonymous blog
You will never know what it’s like to have the doors closed in your face over and over again because of who I am.
A black teacher.
#DailyWritingChallenge Day 68: Tolerance
Is it just me, or does the word ‘tolerance’ leave a bad taste in your mouth?
#DailyWritingChallenge Day 67: Motivation
There is a lot to be motivated about right now. There are opportunities to take. There are glimpses of hope. There are wrongs to be made right. There are actions that are required. There are a sense of collective agency.
#DailyWritingChallenge Day 66: Clarity
Through a period of chaos, crisis and uncertainty, we have carved out the time and the space to pause, reflect and clarify lots of things about ourselves and our lives.
Be an Upstander, not a Bystander: Inclusive Allyship
For leaders, being an ally is a journey. Even the most inclusive leaders admit they have room to grow. The work never stops, yet it is your choice to start, to practice, and to be better every single day.
Today is our 4th #DiverseEd event. Who knew when we launched the handle in January with the year on it due to lack of available options, what a year 2020 would be for the world? The year the world stopped and reflected, the year we took a long, hard look at humanity. Who knew thatContinue reading “#MyDiverseEdPledge”
#DailyWritingChallenge Day 65: Reflection
It has been an absolute privilege to spend an hour on zoom with each trainee capturing their reflections on their progress this year.
#DailyWritingChallenge Day 64: Agency – an anonymous blog
I may not have had ‘individual agency’ when I was 8 but I became an agent of change.
#DailyWritingChallenge Day 64: Agency
If each person who attended stands up, speaks up and speaks out, and refuses to be a bystander to racism, we move from being non-racists towards becoming anti-racists. Let’s all be agents, let’s all take action, today, not tomorrow.