Rereading Brené Brown’s book – Dare to lead – has reminded Sue Williamson, Chief Executive at SSAT, of the importance of empathising, connecting and being courageous, while reaffirming that change is needed now in our education system
Especially in relation to the disadvantaged, and specifically in using education of adults as well as children to counter racism, says SSAT chief executive Sue Williamson. And that is why we are proud to be awarding the Race Charter Mark.
I am aware from conversations with schools that government guidance is being interpreted in a variety of ways as at times the guidance appears to be contradictory particularly in terms of social distancing and self-isolation of those with significant underlying health conditions.
Sue Williamson, SSAT’s CEO, introduces her Fighting for Deep Social Justice pamphlet and reflects on her enlightening visit to Manchester Communication Academy that demonstrated the impacts that teachers have on shaping deep social justice in schools.
Austerity is to blame for students’ inability to succeed, according to SSAT’s CEO, Sue Williamson. Cuts in school funding and resources and lack of communication between staff and students are harming young people at an increasingly alarming rate, highlighting severe issues in social justice as a whole.
In the midst of all the news reports on Brexit and the madness of the Westminster bubble, the UN’s rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights reported that despite being the world’s fifth largest economy, the UK has levels of child poverty that are “not just a disgrace, but a social calamity and an economic disaster.”