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Sonia Blandford: Disproportionate exclusions of disadvantaged young people and impact on future outcomes

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Time: 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Venue: Education Building LG16, Kingston Hill campus, Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 7LB
Price: free
Speaker(s): Professor Sonia Blandford

Sonia Blandford: Disproportionate exclusions of disadvantaged young people and impact on future outcomes

Join the SIG on Inclusion and Social Justice at Kingston University School of Education for a short presentation by Sonia Blandford and Q&A.

Sonia will explore the reasoning behind young people from disadvantaged backgrounds being disproportionately excluded and the impact that exclusion has on their education.

There will be an opportunity for Q&A and exploration of possible research studies in the field.

About the speaker

Professor Sonia Blandford, who was born into poverty in the 1950s is now Founder and CEO of Achievement for All and one of the UK's leading practitioners of education. Sonia is passionate about raising the aspirations and improving the attainment of all children and young people regardless of their background or need. She was named in the 2016 Debrett's list of the Top 500 Most Influential People in the UK and is currently a trustee of the new Chartered College of Teaching. She calls for MPs, policy makers and the wider society to take action in her commonsense manifesto 'Born to Fail? Social Mobility: A Working Class View'.

For further information about this event:

Contact: Dr Paty Paliokosta
Tel: 02084175403
Email: p.paliokosta@kingston.ac.uk

Directions

Directions to Education Building LG16, Kingston Hill campus, Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 7LB:

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