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Instigating a Dialogue on Principles for Socially-Just Schooling

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Professor Becky Francis is Director of Education at the RSA . She is also Visiting Professor at King’s College London, and Roehampton University. Her academic expertise and extensive publications center on social identities (gender, ‘race’ and social class) in educational contexts, social identity and educational achievement, and feminist theory. Her recently co-authored books include Identities and Practices of High Achieving Pupils (forthcoming, 2011), Feminism and ‘The Schooling Scandal’ (2009), and Reassessing Gender and Achievement (2005) (all with Christine Skelton, and the former with Barbara Read); and Understanding Minority Ethnic Achievement: Race, Gender, Class and ‘Success’ (2007, with Louise Archer). She has also co-edited several readers on theory and practice in gender and education, including the Sage Handbook of Gender and Education (2006).

This talk is part of the Education, Equality and Development (EED) Group Seminars series.

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