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Inclusivism isn’t Inclusive Enough!

Inclusivity is still being lauded but, I’m sorry, it just doesn’t cut the mustard. That is, unless we radically redefine it.  It was all well and good to introduce political inclusivism as a new-age stepping stone to a happier tomorrow in the post-war era but in reality there was no chance of that happening. Multiculturalism, […]

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A critical examination of the duty to promote and protect Fundamental British Values (FBV) in education.

Rationale The promotion of British values in schools is a rather contentious issue, not least because teachers are legally obligated to promote and protect ‘fundamental British values’ (FBVs) (DfE,2014,p.5). I witnessed this in practice, whilst working as a Learning Support Assistant, where a Year 7 English class was explicitly taught about Britishness as an independent […]