Teachers – we need your help!

June 26, 2008 — News

Written by Ann Singleton, Steve Tombs, David Whyte

Do you teach citizenship, history or PSHE at key stages 3 or 4?

The Institute of Race Relations is developing a downloadable teaching resource for the citizenship, history and PSHE curricula. The resource will be centred on the life stories of five anti-racist campaigners in Britain from the last 50 years and will explore the themes of identity, the role of media, political participation and campaigning. The source material for the resource will be taken from the Black History Collection currently being preserved and catalogued at the Institute.

We are looking for a handful of teachers who are willing to work with us in a voluntary capacity to help make this resource as well targeted and useful as possible. If you think you could help and have some time to donate, please email: rosie@irr.org.uk or phone: 020 7837 0041. We promise not take up much of your time and your contribution will be invaluable.

Related links

Attend a seminar at the IRR on the: Black History Collection

Read an IRR News Story on: Black history project launch

[1] Originally published in the Times Higher Education Supplement on 7 May 2009. Authors: Ann Singleton is senior research fellow, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol; Steve Tombs is professor of sociology, Liverpool John Moores University; and David Whyte is reader in sociology, University of Liverpool. Full list of signatories: Rachel Aldred, University of East London; Nicole Asquith, University of Bradford; Andrea Beckmann, University of Lincoln; Eileen Berrington, Manchester Metropolitan University; Ben Bowling, Kings College London; Jon Burnett, University of Liverpool; Hazel Cameron, University of Liverpool; Elizabeth Capewell, Centre for Action Research in Professional Practice; Sarah Cemlyn, University of Bristol; Paul Chatterton, University of Leeds; Bankole Cole, University of Hull; Charlie Cooper, University of Hull; Gary Craig, University of Hull; Heaven Crawley, Swansea University; Erika Cudworth, University of East London; Bill Dixon, Keele University; Iain Ferguson, University of Stirling; Robert Fine, University of Warwick; Steven French, University of Leeds; Diane Frost, University of Liverpool; Geetanjali Gangoli, University of Bristol; Barry Goldson, University of Liverpool; Dave Gordon, University of Bristol; Penny Green, Kings College London; Simon Hallsworth, London Metropolitan University; Mark Hayes, Southampton Solent University; Stuart Hodkinson, University of Leeds; Gerry Johnstone, University of Hull; Helen Jones, Manchester Metropolitan University; Paul Jones, University of Liverpool; Majella Kilkey, University of Hull; Dave King, University of Liverpool; Joan Langan, University of Bristol; Ana Lopes, University of East London; Diana Medlicott, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College; Lucy Michael, University of Hull; David Miller, University of Strathclyde; Linda Moore, University of Ulster; Lydia Morris, University of Essex; Bill Munro, University of Stirling; Gabe Mythen, University of Liverpool; Gbenga Oduntan, University of Kent; Christina Pantazis, University of Bristol; Stephanie Petrie, University of Liverpool; Scott Poynting, Manchester Metropolitan University; Anandi Ramamurthy, University of Central Lancashire; Vincenzo Ruggiero, Middlesex University; Jill Rutter, Migration team, Institute for Public Policy Research; David Scott, University of Central Lancashire; Phil Scraton, Queens University Belfast; Prakash Shah, Queen Mary, University of London; Joe Sim, Liverpool John Moores University; Ann Singleton, University of Bristol; Graham Smith, University of Manchester; Iyiola Solanke, University of East Anglia; Keith Soothill, University of Central Lancashire; Steve Tombs, Liverpool John Moores University; Dermot Walsh, University of Limerick; Reece Walters, The Open University; John Watson, University of Hull; David Whyte, University of Liverpool; Richard Wild, University of Greenwich; Mick Wilkinson, University of Hull; Stuart Wilks-Heeg, University of Liverpool; Derek Williams, Southampton Solent University; Emma Williamson, University of Bristol; Majid Yar, University of Hull; Nira Yuval-Davis, University of East London.

The Institute of Race Relations is precluded from expressing a corporate view: any opinions expressed are therefore those of the authors.

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