APPG Discussion on School Discipline and Exclusions
Public event in solidarity with the students, parents and teachers who have used their voice to speak out about race inequalities in education and racism in schools. The event also provided a platform to discuss the future of school discipline, afro hair discrimination and exclusions.
APPG Strategy Meeting
Strategy meeting with the APPG's Officers. A broad discussion was held about the group's policy objectives, events calendar, strategic aims and stakeholder relationships.
APPG Launch Event
Public event to celebrate the launch of the APPG. A Q&A was held with our Officers, and we discussed some of the fundamental issues relating to race equality in education. The audience was made up of practitioners, politicians, activists, students, teachers, parents, chief executives, charities, corporates and many more.
APPG Inaugural Election
The inaugural election of the APPG's Officers. Our co-sponsors, Advance HE, the Education Development Trust and Equaliteach were present. During the election, we elected the group as follows:
Diane Abbott MP: Chair
Lord Simon Woolley: Vice-Chair
Adam Afriyie MP: Vice-Chair
Afzal Khan MP: Vice-Chair
David Simmonds MP: Officer
Kim Johnson MP: Officer
Lord Paul Boateng: Officer
Simon Fell MP: Officer
Valerie Vaz MP: Officer
Further information about our leadership can be found here.