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Schools Stand Up 2 Racism is a three year research project currently taking place in secondary schools across Cheshire, Halton and Warrington. It is being led by Cheshire, Halton and Warrington Race and Equality Centre (CHAWREC) in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).

Educate against Hate

Parents and teachers will be able to access help to protect children from radical views via a landmark new website offering advice on preventing extremism, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan announced today (19 January 2016) as part of a drive to protect children from the “spell of twisted ideologies”.

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Schools Stand Up 2 Racism Conference

Schools Stand Up 2 Racism Conference

We’re pleased to announce that the Schools Stand Up 2 Racism Conference will take place on Thursday 7th November 2013 in Chester. We’ll be launching our final report at the conference, as well as running workshops on issues related to our findings. There will be 100 free places for members of school staff, local authorities, policy makers and other stakeholders …

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CERES Conference 2013 – Challenging Times

Mandy Roberts, Project Officer for Schools Stand Up 2 Racism, attended this year’s Centre for Racial Equality in Scotland (CERES) Conference on 26th and 27th June and learnt that whilst there is a lot of good anti-racist work going on in education, it remains an area in which a lot of work still needs to be done. The conference was …

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Runnymede Bulletin – Free Download

Download the online Runnymede Bulletin for free The Spring 2013 edition of the Runnymede Bulletin – which focuses on young people – is now available to read and download. Articles include: Male Black Youth Unemployment The Marginalisation of Refugee Children Reducing Inequalities in School Exclusions Exploring “Digital Race” You can download your free copy at www.runnymedetrust.org/bulletin/

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Big splash and Goulash

Successful Presentation of Project Findings in Hungary The Schools Stand up to Racism project is primarily interested in finding out about racism in Cheshire schools. However, its wider interest is in changing policy and practice by reaching and influencing a broad range of teachers, pupils, parents, policy makers and other stakeholders. Dr Geraldine made a big splash in Hungary when …

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Last week of data gathering

After two years of meeting and speaking to some wonderful teachers and pupils at schools across Cheshire, Halton and Warrington, our final week of data gathering is upon us. This week we will complete our last interviews with Black and minority ethnic pupils, who have kindly agreed to talk about their secondary school experiences. We’d like to take this opportunity …

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Welcome to Schools Stand Up 2 Racism’s new Website

Here you can find out all about our research project, including an interactive timeline showing what we’ve achieved so far and where we’re heading, information about the methods we’ve used, findings so far and links to teaching and staff training resources. We hope you like the new site. If you have any comments, suggestions or feedback, please get in touch. We …

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