Lewisham Schools and the Black Child Conference

Saturday 27th April 10-2pm

Join us as we advise Black parents on the best strategies for raising the attainment of African, Caribbean & Mixed Heritage students.

The Lewisham Schools & The Black Child Conference is the first in a series of conferences across London for Black (African, Caribbean, Mixed Heritage) parents.

Join us at Twin Oaks Primary School for a day filled with insightful presentations from titans in the field of education:

Neil Mayers: Education consultant, author, Raising Black Achievement Founding Director

Susan Rowe: Educator, activist, co-founder of Lewisham Education Group

Tony Warner: Historian, author, Editor of UK’s 1st Black-British History Unit in GCSE (for Edexcel exam board)

Sabrina Dixon: Executive Director of Social Inclusion Recovery Group, Education Advocate

Robin Walker: publisher, educator and author of over 20 books on Black History, including the iconic, “When We Ruled“.

WHO IS THIS CONFERENCE FOR?

  • Black Parents
  • Black Educators

(Over 18s Only)

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

  • Revealed: The Single Biggest Reason For Black Student Underachievement.
  • How To Make The Top Universities An Option For Your Child
  • Supplementary Schools & Home-schooling
  • The Role of Black History In The Classroom and The Home
  • Career Paths You Should Present To Your Child (That Didn’t Exist When You Were At School)
  • Supportive Organisations To Join
  • Essential Resources You Should Have

This in-person event is a great chance to connect with fellow parents, educators and community members who are passionate about raising the academic achievement of African, Caribbean & Mixed Heritage students and eliminating the Black Attainment Gap. Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity to learn, share, and grow together. See you there!

First 25 attendees receive a free bag of resources!

TICKET AVAILABILITY

There are approximately 20,000 Black & Mixed Heritage students in the borough of Lewisham, which means approximately 40,000 parents that have a personal stake in the outcomes of this conference. Unfortunately, we only have 130 seats available at this venue, so please do not hesitate in purchasing your ticket – they will disappear quickly.

PLEASE NOTE!
All attendees will need to bring proof that they are Lewisham residents
(e.g. driving licence or utility bill)

Standby tickets will be made available for those ticket-holders that have not shown up by 10am, but we will only be aware of the number of standby seats that are available on the day.

STALLS

For stall-holder enquiries, please email: info@RaisingBlackAchievement.com

(Please indicate the items you intend to sell as preference will be made to those selling educational items).

WANT TO BE INVOLVED IN FUTURE EVENTS?

We will be delivering conferences across London and then in cities across England. If you support young people in the community and are based in a different London borough, or Local Education Authority in England, please contact us (info@RaisingBlackAchievement.com), so that we can let parents know about the work you are doing.

N.B.
PLEASE DO NOT BRING YOUR CHILDREN TO THIS EVENT. THIS CONFERENCE IS SPECIFICALLY FOR BLACK PARENTS & EDUCATORS. OUR INSURANCE DOES NOT COVER CHILDREN.

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