‘We're challenging attitudes that have been ingrained in society for so long’ – Lavinya Stennett, The Black Curriculum

When the Black Lives Matter movement dominated the headlines earlier this year, the conversation soon turned to the shortcomings of our education systems. Since then, London-based social enterprise The Black Curriculum has been inundated with requests for its school programmes, teacher training and consulting services, all of which aim to help redress what it says is a Eurocentric perspective in the UK curriculum. Founder 23-year-old Lavinya Stennett reflects on a “seismic moment” – and explains why the social enterprise community isn’t always as collaborative as it looks.



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