Mothers of ‘Jihadi-brides’ or ‘terrorist sons’: Debunking the stereotype of Muslim mothers

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By Suma Din Suma Din shares her experiences as a Muslim mother in the state school system and describes what inspired her book Muslim Mothers and their Children’s Schooling – a study that gives voice to more than fifty women from a wide range of African, Arab and Asian backgrounds and all social classes, some of them immigrants but many born… Read more »

Policy-makers cannot deal with the challenges facing schools unless they put equality at the heart of all they do

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Chris Husbands observed in an IOE London blogpost that Michael Gove’s rhetoric was of “a failing school system with some bright lights”, while Ofsted’s evidence is “of a largely effective school system in which the great majority of schools are at least good”. Such tensions are frequently the meat of the Blog and other education… Read more »