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New Podcast series on Tackling racism and mental health in schools launched

20 Jan 2022|10:17

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families have launched a five-episode podcast series to help support schools in talking about racism and mental health.

Cyra Neave, Senior Clinician in the Schools Division at the Anna Freud Centre, interviews a number of guests including former teacher, campaigner, author and speaker the Honourable Stuart Lawrence and Eve Doran, researcher at Black Learning Achievement and Mental Health (BLAM)

Episodes also include teacher’s experience of racism and mental health as told by Rahi Popat from Keyham Lodge School, and Michelle Roddy and Wonu Salau from St. Bonaventure's School.

All podcast episodes are under 25 minutes in length and topics include:
•    Episode 1 – An introduction to racism and mental health in schools
•    Episode 2 – Involving the whole school community
•    Episode 3 – The impact of racism on self-esteem
•    Episode 4 – Why representation matters
•    Episode 5 – Black British culture and language in schools

You can listen to the episodes or download the transcripts on the Anna Freud website.