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Talking about Donald Trump in our Schools.

Talking about Donald Trump in our Schools.

What should teachers discuss about the new American president? One of the banners on the Women’s March in London to protest against President Donald Trump read ‘LITERALLY EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS IS SO AWFUL I HAVE NO IDEA WHERE TO START’.   In some ways, teachers...
ConnectFutures films on former extremists. #Formers

ConnectFutures films on former extremists. #Formers

Date for your diary: 13th December 2016   “Those who have ‘been there, done that’ have a compelling story to tell us about why people join and then turn away from extremism. We want all our communities to better understand these complexities in...
Shades of grey: from simplified to complex thinking

Shades of grey: from simplified to complex thinking

Professor Lynn Davies: He does get angry… politically and Islamically…. he was very divisive at that stage. And very two tone: black and white, right and wrong, and Islam, tawhid and shirk. And there’s nothing in the grey. There’s no middle ground there. This...
Racism, Far Right Nationalism and the Murder of Jo Cox

Racism, Far Right Nationalism and the Murder of Jo Cox

Professor Lynn Davies: The trial of Thomas Mair, who has today been found guilty of murdering MP Jo Cox, revealed disturbing details relating to the brutal attack. Mair shouted ‘Britain First, this is for Britain’ as he engaged in the stabbing. His justification would...