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A Decade of Campaigning

10 Years of London Schools and the Black Child

For over a decade Diane Abbott MP has campaigned in Parliament to highlight the fact that black pupils face specific challenges in education and often do less well compared to their peers. Over the years LSBC has held a number workshops and conferences especially designed to give parents, teachers and the community practical weapons in the fight for educational excellence for our children. 

The initiative also includes an annual awards ceremony. For the past nine years the ceremony has been held at the House of Commons to celebrate the highest achieving young people of African and African-Caribbean descent. Previous winners have gone on to great things. Many are now at top universities. This means that many Black students are getting some of the top grades in the country.  Despite these achievements there is a lot more to do.

We all have a role to play to help our children achieve educationally; government, schools and parents. And we owe it to generations yet to come.

London Schools and the Black Child Academic Achievement Awards

Ninth London Schools and the Black Child Academic Achievement Awards 8th October 2014


Highlights from LSBC Awards Ceremony 2014 sponsored by Prudential plc and Linklaters LLP
Congratulations to all the nominees and winners of LSBC 2014  
2014 Winners
GCSE GIRLS  Amna Kheri
GCSE BOYS  Harrison Iloh
A LEVEL GIRLS Omolola Olufemi
A LEVEL BOYS Abubakar Moalliam
HE GIRLS       Victory Idowu
HE BOYS           Jonathan Sinclair

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In Celebration

BLACK ACADEMICS:

 
Rosemary Campbell-Stephens

 Rosemary Campbell-Stephens speaking at the 10th LSBC Conference

Rosemary is currently the director at RMC Consultants, UK. At RMC, she trains in leadership. She is also a consultant who is passionately involved in the diversity strand, which is part of the strategy by the National College. She has been noted for activism in the community, which she combines with public speaking to offer professional support to organizations, at both strategic and operational levels, where diversity and equity are essential.

Other Educational Events

Here are other events that I have organised as part of the London Schools and the Black Child initiative. For further information please click on the links below.

A Young Hackney Poet

Stephanie Thomas 24 reads her brilliant poem about Hackney. It was written as part of a project at the Fairbridge centre. www.fairbridge.org.uk.
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