Children’s books that discuss race and racism

The death of George Floyd in the United States has sparked a discussion about racism, equality and discrimination in Ireland. Research from Harvard University suggests that by age 5 white children are strongly biased towards whiteness. To counter this bias, experts recommend acknowledging and naming race and racism with children as early and as often as Read More

It’s Language Fortnight at Citywest Educate Together!

If you are looking to celebrate your school’s linguistic diversity in a fun and engaging way, here is a wonderful example of how to use and showcase the children’s knowledge of languages other than English. While we are all teaching and learning at a distance, it is important to value all the learning taking place Read More

Medical advice on Covid19 in 30 languages launched in Ireland today

Together Ireland initiative has launched a new Public Information service for migrants in partnership with Nasc – Migrant and Refugee Rights Centre. Its called the Covid19 World Service. Over 20 doctors who have recorded scripted Public Health videos in over 30 different languages about Covid19 – everything from Kurdish to Polish, Portuguese to Urdu and Read More