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First Month Reflections: UK General Election, Fake News and Social Media

By Siobhán: siobhan@equaliteach.co.uk One interesting experience from my first month at EqualiTeach was listening to Year 8 students’ views on trustworthy sources of information and how false ideas can be spread online and in person.  These are some of the statements I heard from students in critical thinking workshops on June 7th and 8th, the Read More

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Responding to Young People’s Questions and Fears

“There’s just so much news at the moment, my head is going to explode!” – a recent comment from a year 6 girl I was working with, and she’s not alone. Whether it’s the Grenfell fire, Brexit, Donald Trump, Syria or the recent terror attacks in Manchester and London, national and international events are impacting Read More

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Early Years and Equality: An extra burden?

Whether childminders or nursery nurses, playleaders or out-of-school providers, teachers or volunteers, people working with young children are passionate about creating settings which allow children to flourish and develop in a nurturing and caring environment. However, caring for young children is as exhausting as it is exhilarating! The pressures of successfully navigating each day can Read More