Teacher body to reflect the cohort

Two years ago, the National Union of Teachers pledged to write to every headteacher in England and Wales asking them to ensure their teaching staff reflect the communities in which they work.  This was in response to research that showed despite the increasingly diverse cohorts across London and in many parts of the UK, there are few Black role models within the school setting. Research both in the UK and the US highlight the importance of role models to which the children can aspire and so PARC sees this as an important area of focus.

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