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Black in School: The Black Teacher's Guide for Surviving the Classroom
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Black in School: The Black Teacher's Guide for Surviving the Classroom



October 2024 | 224 pages | Corwin UK

This is a thought-provoking and insightful guide for Black teachers at all levels, and allies within the education system. With contributions from Black education professionals, from classroom teachers to school leaders, it offers smart guidance for daily life in schools and on boosting your teaching career, combined with challenging insight into the experiences of Black teachers in the UK.

Understand how to survive and thrive in an education system that lacks diversity at all staff levels, especially so in leadership positions.

Explore contentious issues that directly affect Black teachers and the children they teach, including: 

  • Why are there so few Black male teachers? 
  • What drives drop-out rates among Black teachers? 
  • Why do Black teachers get stereotyped and fetishized? 
  • How can you use networking and professional learning to move your teaching career forward?
 
Chapter 1 Education Experiences
 
Chapter 2 Why We Need More Black Teachers
 
Chapter 3 Varied Routes into Teaching
 
Chapter 4 Roles Outside of the Classroom
 
Chapter 5 Black Men in Education
 
Chapter 6 Black Women in Education
 
Chapter 7 Effective Networking
 
Chapter 8 Reading Matters
 
Chapter 9 The Itch
 
Chapter 10 Running Away or Moving On
 
Chapter 11 To BAME or not to BAME
 
Chapter 12 Bouncer or Fetish
 
Chapter 13 Black Leaders
 
Chapter 14 Why We Need the Arts

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