Listening is the start to overcoming disadvantage.
Social exclusion and poverty v. education and achievement
This is a collection of work from the novelist Zora Neale Hurston. It contains fourteen remarkable selections from a writer who produced novels, essays and letters from 1920 – 1950. It is an anthology of works that provides a wonderful insight into American social and cultural history as well as offering an incredible mental picture … Read more
The importance listening to marginalised people
As the festivities come to an end for another year, it is important to remember that although it is a period of great joy for many, for some it is a very difficult time, filled with feelings of isolation and loss, and for others who cannot afford to celebrate it is dominated by feelings of … Read more
A mixture of news items, events, comments and whimsies, including the Government’s new Children’s Plan, Dolly Parton in Rotherham, parents in prison, social exclusion, justice, Good Enough Caring, early education in New Zealand, grading in Scotland, grading in England, IASSW in South Africa and social pedagogy in Slovenia New Year Happy New Year! We hope … Read more