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Muslims and Schooling: Navigating achievement and equality


Wednesday 14 Jun 2023, 13:00 — 17:00


University of Huddersfield, Lockside Building Room LS2, 10-11 Queensgate, Huddersfield


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Muslims and Schooling: Navigating achievement and equality

Half Day seminar. Muslims and Schooling: Navigating achievement and equality.

A Huddersfield Centre for Research in Education and Society (HudCRES) and Muslim Institute event. 

Race and education have often been a politically contested space. This half-day seminar on Muslims in Education aims to bring academics, civil servants, teachers and educationalists for a polylogue on race and ethnic disparity with a particular focus on Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities in Britain.

This seminar will aim to discuss the state of race in British schools and identify policy suggestions of overcoming racial inequality. It will be ideal for academics, elected councillors, education and school leaders together with community activists. (Complimentary lunch from 12.30). 

Speakers Include:

Dr Jayne Price: Acting Head of Department and Head of Division for Initial Teacher Education (Schools) in the School of Education and Professional Development, University of Huddersfield. 

Dr Shamim Miah: Senior Lecturer, Department of Education and Community Studies, University of Huddersfield. 

Dr Atif Imtiaz: Affiliated Lecturer at the Divinity Faculty, University of Cambridge since 2012 and a lecturer at the University of Bradford. 

Ashid Ali: Founder and Principal of London Enterprise Academy, a Free Secondary School serving some of the poorest pupils in London Borough of Tower Hamlets. 

Dr. Bilal Nazir: Lecturer in Educational at Leeds Beckett University. .

Mohammed Farooqui: Associate Assistant Headteacher at Batley Grammar School.