I am constantly thinking about diversity and the leadership of diversity, equity and inclusion. Working with our 10 chapter editors and 100 contributors for the #DiverseEd book is a massive undertaking but Bennie and I are enjoying being a critical friend to each other to check our own privileges and biases. I co-host a termly Diversity Roundtable to bring together sector leads to align our strategies – we have a letter going to the DfE this month about our concerns about the lack of commitment to driving this agenda forwards. I have just finished hosting the final webcast for the #DiverseGovernance series of conversations exploring the why, the how and the what of diversifying school governance. I am also working with a number of ITTE stakeholders to challenge the lack of diversity in how we recruit and train early career teachers.
If you have not checked out our Diverse Educators’ website recently you can find out more about these developments.