CERES Blogs: Disrupting whiteness: countering ‘white backlash’

By Marlies Kustatscher After recently writing a blog on hegemonic whiteness in the higher education classroom, my CERES colleagues invited me to reflect further on ‘white backlash’, or ‘pushback’ particularly from those who would deem themselves pro-social justice....

CERES Blogs: Anti-Racism: A Teacher Trade Unionist Perspective

By Asif Chishti “In a racist society it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be anti-racist.” Angela Y. Davis If we want to create a more equal society, where everyone is valued, then we need to take action. Surely this is especially the case for teachers? It is...

CERES supports NALDIC position statement on EAL

Our Centre is fully supportive of the recent position statement by the National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum (NALDIC), of which CERES Director Dr Yvonne Foley serves as an Executive Committee Member. The position statement challenges the fact...

CERES Blogs: Moving Toward Antiracist Family Engagement

By Reed Swier In 2020, not only did the United States government fail in supporting the country’s most vulnerable and historically marginalized families, many of our schools did as well. In my work with school districts I have witnessed firsthand how leaders continue...