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About EqualiTeach

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EqualiTeach is a not-for-profit organisation providing high quality, interactive training and support on issues of equality, diversity and inclusion for education settings.  Our vision is an equal, inclusive and productive society where everyone is valued and able to achieve their full potential.

We understand that every organisation is different. To ensure that our services are fully tailored to your needs, we consult with staff, listen to concerns and work collaboratively to develop bespoke solutions.

In 2017-18…

we worked with

schools in 17 local authorities

we ran 514 workshops with

young people

we ran 41 training sessions with

educators

Faith in Us: Educating young people on Islamophobia

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Our Work

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Workshops for Young People

Interactive workshops for young people in KS2-4 exploring issues such as racism, Islamophobia, homophobia, sexism, disability and migration.

Training for Educators

Training for teachers, trainees, support staff, senior leadership teams and governors, to help promote equality and tackle discrimination in their settings.

Classroom Resources

Free to download educational resources for teachers to use in their settings to promote equality, celebrate diversity, and tackle discrimination. Early Years to KS4.

Equalities Award

The Equalities Award is an online tool allowing schools to audit their environment and practice, access support from EqualiTeach for long-term change, and gain recognition for their commitment to equality.

Meet the Team

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Kate Hollinshead

Head of Operations

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Gabriella Craft

Business Development & Training Officer

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Tammy Naidoo

Youth Education Officer (Operations)

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Sarah Soyei

Head of Strategy and Development

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Francessca Stephens

Education Officer (Operations)

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Sheza Afzal

Youth Education Officer

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Rachel Elgy

Programme Manager (Education)

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Georgina Manning

Programme Support Officer

Laura Schrier

Youth Education Officer

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Jennifer Johnson

Education, Training & Strategy Officer

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Michael Chidgey

Youth Education Officer (Strategy and Development)

Sebastian Amyes

Advisory Board Member

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David Landon Cole

Advisory Board Member

Lila Begum

Advisory Board Member

Paul Mortimer

Advisory Board Member

Lucy Goodyear

Advisory Board Member

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David Tweats

Advisory Board Member

Joella Hazel

Advisory Board Member

Recent Blog Posts

Choose Respect – Reporting and Sorting Bullying in Schools

Choose Respect – Reporting and Sorting Bullying in Schools

By Frankie Stephens - francessca@equaliteach.co.uk This Anti-Bullying Week, EqualiTeach is pleased to be facilitating critical thinking workshops with 26 year five and six classes across London and the South East of England. It’s fantastic that schools are taking steps to tackle discrimination, intolerance and...
Black History: Month?

Black History: Month?

By Sheza Afzal: sheza@equaliteach.co.uk The principle aim of teaching history at school in Key stages 1-3 is “to introduce students to major events that shaped British history” and to “know and understand the history of these islands as a coherent, chronological narrative, from the...
Misguided: The Importance of Supporting Transgender Young People

Misguided: The Importance of Supporting Transgender Young People

Trans issues have never been more at the forefront of public discussion than over the past month. The government’s consultation into the Gender Recognition Act has just closed and, as the deadline got closer, anti-trans activists stepped up their campaign to dispute the very...
Why Educators Need to Know About Dyslexia

Why Educators Need to Know About Dyslexia

I was a couple of months off sitting my A levels when I was diagnosed with dyslexia.  Despite some obvious indicators throughout my schooling and a conversation with a teacher, who admitted the possibility of my having dyslexia had crossed her mind a few...
Religion in the Classroom: How to respond when a lesson takes an unexpected turn

Religion in the Classroom: How to respond when a lesson takes an unexpected turn

By Jen Johnson: jennifer@equaliteach.co.uk    As teachers, many of us have been there - delivering a wonderful lesson in which the learning objectives are beautifully fulfilled, the differentiation has worked like a dream…but then completely out of nowhere a student throws in a question...
Changing the story… Supporting Refugee Children in the Classroom

Changing the story… Supporting Refugee Children in the Classroom

By Frankie Stephens and Sarah Soyei: sarah@equaliteach.co.uk This Refugee Week, we find the world in the midst of one of the worst ever forced displacement crises. For the first time in history the number of people who have had to flee their homes has...
The Windrush Scandal: What Next?

The Windrush Scandal: What Next?

By Tammy Naidoo: tammy@equaliteach.co.uk They came as British citizens at the invitation of the British government, but now, in 2018, those from the Windrush generation have been left frightened and uncertain of their future in the only country that many have ever thought of...
Losing Faith: Banning the Hijab for under 8s

Losing Faith: Banning the Hijab for under 8s

by Kate Hollinshead: kate@equaliteach.co.uk “Banning the hijab will help school girls integrate into British society and limit the Islamisation process.” “Banning the hijab will undermine the British Values of individual liberty and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.” “Banning the hijab will...
Press for Progress: Our Pledges for International Women’s Day 2018

Press for Progress: Our Pledges for International Women’s Day 2018

by Gabriella Craft: gabriella@equaliteach.co.uk International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women everywhere. Taking place on the 8th March each year, IWD calls together organisations, communities and individuals from all over the...
Putting LGBT into RSE <br><br>

Putting LGBT into RSE

By Tammy Naidoo: tammy@equaliteach.co.uk The government’s call for evidence as part of their review of Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) in schools closed earlier this month. The call for evidence has been made to inform the production of statutory guidelines after The Children and...
Radicalisation: What will we do about The Media Problem?

Radicalisation: What will we do about The Media Problem?

By Rachel Elgy: rachel@equaliteach.co.uk   Darren Osborne’s sentence has brought online platforms into the spotlight: are they doing enough to prevent extremist material from radicalising vulnerable individuals? The answer appears to be no. Social media can be an incredible force for good, but it...
Here’s to 2018, a year for young people

Here’s to 2018, a year for young people

2017… What a year. It is perhaps fair to describe it as a turbulent year, with some incredible highs and devastating lows. However, throughout it all, a thread has been emerging, which highlights a hopeful pattern: young people in the UK are getting involved,...

Partner Testimonials

  • "EqualiTeach have worked with Teach First for the last three years.  They have consistently produced high quality training materials and face to face training for a range of internal role groups and directly with our participants (trainee teachers).  They are real experts in all things related to equality, diversity and inclusion and we have valued their specialist knowledge and experience in this field"

    Alice Dunn, Teach First

  • "EqualiTeach has been working with Wycombe District Council for the past three years on a critical thinking programme for secondary schools. It proved extremely popular and schools look forward its return each academic year.  Wycombe District Council have had THINK and Second Thoughts independently evaluated and, not only have the programmes have been found to deliver an excellent product, they were considered best practice."

    Daniel Sullivan, Wycombe District Council

  • "The National Union of Teachers has worked very successfully with Equaliteach for a number of years.  Equaliteach have run successful CPD programmes focussing on creating more equal and tolerant classrooms and supporting teachers to be more confident in addressing the difficult questions children can ask.  Equaliteach have also worked with us in developing resources for union representatives focussing on equality and diversity issues in the workplace.  We look forward to continuing this relationship."

    Jon Hegerty, NUT

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Phone: 01480 470660
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