Tag Archives: Inclusion

Mermaids and Weddings – a student review

Julián is a Mermaid is a beautifully depicted story of a little boy who dreams of being a mermaid. After seeing some women dressed as beaut [...]

The list of things that will not change

Today is World Kindness Day, founded to focus on the positive power and bonds of kindness, as a fundamental need bridging race, religion, po [...]

Reflecting Realities – third report published

Reflecting Realities is the CLPE’s Art Council funded publication, researching ethnic representation in UK Children’s Literature [...]

Black lives represented

Now seems an appropriate time to remind readers of two important projects from the children’s literature community.  Both projects combin [...]

Launch of Pen&inc. & Round Table Books

In 2017, only 4% of the children’s books published featured BAME characters and only 1% had a BAME main character. These were the al [...]

2017 IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities

The 2017 IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities, an international touring exhibition, will be on display i [...]

Read For Empathy Day

  After a successful pilot last year, Empathy Day, established by EmpathyLab, will now be a national event and will take place on the 1 [...]

New EYS/KS1 inclusive picture book and an old favourite

        Some of our students have been looking at using children’s books during sessions on inclusion this week, and I have enj [...]

Brilliant books for Autism Awareness Week

March 27th to 2nd April 2017 is School’s Autism Awareness Week. The National Autistic Society has free teacher resource packs from Ear [...]

Reflecting Realities in Children’s Literature

  I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the Reflecting Realities: British Values in Children’s Literature conference last w [...]

February is LGBT History Month

  What is LGBT History Month? LGBT History Month is an annual month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history and t [...]

Exhibition of books for young people with disabilities 16th to 20th May 2016

      WHAT:                 2015 IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities WHEN:       [...]
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