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Book Review: Dyslexia from a Cultural Perspective

This is a well written and easy reading book, which I would highly recommend to parents, Senior Management Teams in all schools (with the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator) being the obvious choice but NOT the only choice) and most importantly Local Governments where the ongoing battle for schools is to gain funding to support …

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Tomorrow's Children

Book Review : Tomorrow’s Children

This book is a guide to raising biracial children with a positive attitude towards their identity. It stresses the importance of embracing and understanding all aspects of a child’s heritage and is aimed at parents (including adoptive experience as an educator and also as a parent of biracial children.

PIH Conference – Mixed Race Matters

A full in-depth report on this conference that was chaired by Baroness Howells of St Davids and features talks by speakers including Oona King MP and Yasmin Alibhai Brown with a summary of  the workshops, is available for purchase from us.                                                                            

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My name is Ramon

My name is Ramon Mohamed son of Amir Mohamed and Mary Watts. My father, a practising Muslim and Pushtoon from the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan (NWFP), arrived in Sheffield in the 1950’s as part of the first wave of colonial immigrants invited by the British Government to work in the steel industry. My …

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María Arreaza-Coyle

Transcending The Race Issue

Many years ago, after proudly telling a Caucasian friend of mine, that like most Hispanics from northern South America, and the Caribbean area, I had black ancestors, he made a defining and unequivocal statement: “So, you are black”. And I, a bit disconcerted, went on to say, “Yes.”