"That was a good lesson, Miss" - Education, by Catherine Ross at Museumand

The first day I walked into my classroom as a Further Education Lecturer of Business Studies, I had to pinch myself. Racism was still rife in society in the late 70s and many memories of my school days and growing up in the 50s were still raw. I remember the outrage of my parents at the Government report that said Black children were educationally subnormal, and all because they spoke “patois”, apparently! 60 years later patois is spoken not just by the Windrush Generation but by Caribbeans born in the UK. 

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Together TV is stepping up to Freeview 87!

We are pleased to announce that from Thursday 17th September, we will be stepping up to channel 87 on Freeview! 

Together TV currently sits on channel 88 on Freeview, but from 17th September, channel 88 will become the home of TogetherTV+1, the perfect place to catch your favourite shows that you might have just missed. Meanwhile you can watch TogetherTV, as normal, on channel 87. 

 

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You Are not Alone: Together TV supporting vulnerable people

You relied on us in the first lock down, you can rely on us this time too. You Are Not Alone; Let's face this Together.

If you are self-isolating we can help connect you with your nearest Mutual Aid group to find the support you need.

Our help line continues to run for those seeking assistance or looking for a friendly chat, find details of how to contact us here.

 

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Think Child Labour is a thing of the past? Think again.

Almost one in ten children worldwide are involved in child labour. This figure is shocking and there are fears, due to our current economic crisis, that this figure may be far from declining. The impact of Covid-19 on many people’s livelihoods is huge, and sadly, children are often the first to suffer in these circumstances; the UN predicts that the crisis could push millions of children into child labour, joining the already 152 million children already suffering globally.

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