Podcast 44 – Is Education Representative of Diversity?

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Why do teachers not yet represent the demographic population of Britain?

Our 44th interview on the Teacher Toolkit podcast is with Darren Chetty, teacher, writer, and PhD student at UCL. Darren and Ross McGill meet for coffee and discuss diversity and education near London Bridge …

In this 15-minute episode, you can listen to Darren discuss:

  • delve into what the Philosophy for Children movement is and why it’s Darren’s PhD focus
  • reflect on Darren’s schooling experiences as he moved around the country
  • reinforce the importance of listening to children and understanding their experiences
  • describe the traits Darren believes effective teachers show
  • discuss how research has the power to silence teacher’s experiences
  • explains what Hip Hop Ed is all about.

Remember, our podcast is available on iTunes!

You can follow Darren on Twitter at @RapClassroom, read more about his ideas on his Hip Hop blog and follow his research on Academia.

Joshua McGovern

Joshua McGovern has been working with Teacher Toolkit since March 2018. He is responsible for our Soundcloud and iTunes channels and is the production manager for podcasts. He has a degree in Music Production and is a graduate of Leeds Beckett University. Aside from working with TT, he is a freelance podcast editor and music producer for a London-based startup that empowers music makers ...

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