Black History Month resources

Throughout Black History Month in October we signposted events, resources and activities for your school community to refer to and use to shine the spotlight on the contributions of black people and our shared history.

In case you missed these, we have gathered all of the links here so that students, teachers and leaders in your schools can draw on them as you honour your commitment to ensuring continued learning and action to tackle the day to day reality of institutional racism all year round.

An event – If you missed the latest virtual event hosted by #DiverseEd last weekend you can find a summary and links to the YouTube and Twitter broadcast.

A resource – The Guardian have suggested ten black history events that should be taught to every pupil.

An exhibition – Explore the heritage of Black Londoners with online resources, photographs, podcasts and exhibitions from the Museum of London.

A podcast – Alexandra Wilson is a young black British barrister fighting to create a more diverse legal profession.

A blog – About why we need to make Black History Month last all year.

A report – Race and Racism in English Secondary Schools by Dr Remi Joseph-Salisbury and the Runnymede Trust

A movement – BAMEed is a movement initiated in response to the continual call for intersectionality and diversity in the education sector. BAMEed’s resources, events, information and guidance, national and local networks equip teachers and leaders with the tools to progress into and through the workforce

A video – So you want to get aHead – Learning from the very best. A panel of black and Asian, CEOs, Executive Heads and Headteachers who have had successful careers.

Thank you to schools in the network who have also shared with us activities they have used across their school communities. Some of these can be found here.

Black History Month – Quiz

Black History Month – Tutor Sessions

Black History Month – Information

If you have stories, insights and activities that relate to the work you are doing in this important area and would like to share them with the network, please get in touch with your relationship manager.

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