Tag: Equality

Equality can cause inequity – blanket school policies should be challenged.

Equality can cause inequity – blanket school policies should be challenged.

Each time I hear of a 'ban' on the latest craze of fidget toys my stomach churns.  You see, with good reason, I don't trust all school staff to understand that equality causes harm to many with SEND.  Equality can prevent Equity as Linda Graham demonstrates....   I do wonder, if we were to ask teaching … Continue reading Equality can cause inequity – blanket school policies should be challenged.

The drive to stop our children being different.

The drive to stop our children being different.

By Rosie and Jo's mum As an early years practitioner, I attended a few training courses on celebrating diversity.  We would be encouraged to think with the children about the differences and similarities between us like the various rituals we have around family birthdays, which flavour crisps we like, what our houses look like, what … Continue reading The drive to stop our children being different.