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 A regular look at the issues that affect all sorts of leaders in schools brought to you by NAHT Edge and NAHT. 

NAHT Edge director James Bowen can often be found in conversation with the key thought leaders and those who can directly affect what's happening in teaching. It's a unique listen and the only podcast like it in the sector.

An equality, diversity and inclusion special

In this episode, you’ll hear conversations that reflect on student and staff experiences of discrimination and explore how school leaders can take steps to understand and promote the equalities agenda in their schools.

Michelle De Leon, founder and CEO of World Afro Day, talks to NAHT’s Natalie Arnett about why she set up the Big Hair Assembly and how schools can get involved, before Iona Jackson, head of research at Edurio, outlines the key findings of a survey looking at the experiences of 16,500 school staff members around equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI).

To register and access resources for the Big Hair Assembly taking place on 15 September in 2021, and for more about World Afro Day, see www.worldafroday.com/the-big-hair-assembly-2021. To download and find out more about Edurio’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Among School Staff report, see home.edurio.com

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First published 03 September 2021