Modern slavery: a prism into our world – Kieran Breen

“Although the Covid-19 crisis has caused grim new problems for Leicester’s garment workers, the exploitation detailed in the report is not new. Concerns about working conditions and illegally low pay in...

The push for online content

This article was first published by British Education Studies Association on July 8th, 2020.  Our BESA Secretary Dr Steve Dixon has found some time away from his day-to-day work as a Senior Lecturer at Newman...

#BuildBackBetter: You know it makes sense, but how do you do it?

Throughout the pandemic, lockdown and now an extended lockdown in our home city. Leicestershire cares staff have been working with a range of community, council, and business colleagues to ensure nobody is...

What’s so funny about peace, love and understanding?

It is easy to be cynical but the Covid-19 crisis has shown that generally we are not cynics. Kieran Breen FRSA argues that people’s kindness could be harnessed to drive agile, creative and deliberative...

Recognising Gender In Early Education

A common phrase told to expecting or new parents is ‘it’s a girl / boy’ and this begins an individual’s characterisation of gender often before they are even born. Yet with an increasing number of...

The push for online content

This article was first published by British Education Studies Association on July 8th, 2020.  Our BESA Secretary Dr Steve Dixon has found some time away from his day-to-day work as a Senior Lecturer at Newman University; to reflect upon the...