Race Matters

Tagged : Education

Decolonising history is not 'censorship' – in fact it is the opposite

18 Mar, 2021 by Taj Ali

A politician recently suggested that efforts to 'decolonise the curriculum' are a form of censorship. Considering the reality of ...

Joint Open Letter: GCSE and A-Level Cancellation Arrangements

12 Jan, 2021 by Halima Begum

Today, the Runnymede Trust has written an open letter to the Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson MP, calling for urgent action ...

Students have called out institutional racism for decades. A new report confirms our experiences

05 Jan, 2021 by Taj Ali

University students have a long history of organising against racism on campus – but anti-racist action from the top-down ...

Black history legacies: Claudia Jones

30 Oct, 2020 by Micha Frazer-Carroll

In the British education system, and the public spheres beyond it, we very rarely learn about black history. In the limited cont ...

Ethnic inequalities in Covid-19 are playing out again – how can we stop them?

19 Oct, 2020 by Nick Treloar

New research by The Runnymede Trust and IPPR and co-authored by Dr Parth Patel (IPPR) and Alba Kapoor and Nick Treloar, Runnymed ...

Black History legacies: Stuart Hall

09 Oct, 2020 by Micha Frazer-Carroll

In the British education system, and the public spheres beyond it, we very rarely learn about black history. In the limited cont ...

Why I'm taking legal action against the government's new school guidelines

05 Oct, 2020 by Marsha Garratt

The government recently introduced new guidelines for the teaching of Relationships and Sex Education – stating schools mu ...

Beyond Banglatown: the rich history of Brick Lane’s curry restaurants

31 Jul, 2020 by Sundeep Lidher

A new research project by Runnymede, in conjunction with the University of Manchester, sheds light on the rich history of Brick ...

7 Actions to Change the History Curriculum

10 Jun, 2020 by Sundeep Lidher

Sundeep Lidher (historian & Runnymede's co-lead on Our Migration Story) and Hannah Elias (historian & Lecturer in Black ...

Follow-up letter: Predicted grades & BME students

29 Apr, 2020 by Zubaida Haque

Following up on a previous open letter raising concerns about disadvantaged social and ethnic groups and the impact of predicted ...

State of the Nation: New comprehensive analysis on race in Britain

09 Apr, 2020 by Omar Khan

Just as the coronavirus pandemic shines a light on existing inequalities, Runnymede releases important deep analysis on race and ...

Open Letter: Predicted grades & BME students

05 Apr, 2020 by Zubaida Haque

Runnymede and others wrote to the Education Secretary amid concerns that certain groups, including BME students, may lose out du ...

Race Equality in the 2019 General Election Manifestos

05 Dec, 2019 by Nick Treloar

Ahead of the General Election on December 12, 2019, Runnymede's Nick Treloar lays out the pledges relating to race equality and ...