Equality in Action: A Way Forward with Persona Dolls

Equality in Action A Way Forward with Persona Dolls Persona Dolls are used to promote social justice They help to empower children and give them the skills and confidence to stand up for themselves and others when they encounter discrimination Drawing

  • Title: Equality in Action: A Way Forward with Persona Dolls
  • Author: Babette Brown
  • ISBN: 9781858564357
  • Page: 262
  • Format: Paperback
  • Persona Dolls are used to promote social justice They help to empower children and give them the skills and confidence to stand up for themselves and others when they encounter discrimination Drawing on evidence from hitherto unpublished research, the book highlights the impact of the Persona Doll approach and validates what has until now been assumed but not substantiatPersona Dolls are used to promote social justice They help to empower children and give them the skills and confidence to stand up for themselves and others when they encounter discrimination Drawing on evidence from hitherto unpublished research, the book highlights the impact of the Persona Doll approach and validates what has until now been assumed but not substantiated.The power of Persona Dolls to challenge discrimination at the foundation stage and at key stages 1 and 2 is explained in psychological and sociological terms and illustrated by case studies Compelling arguments for implementing inclusive and anti discriminatory education are presented, along with a concise overview of equality legislation, like the Race Relations Amendment Act, and relevant statutory and non statutory requirements Countering inequalities is no longer an option.

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    About "Babette Brown"

    1. Babette Brown

      I was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1931 I taught at a nursery school until 1963 when, to escape arrest for our anti apartheid activities, my husband and I with our four young children fled to London.Having worked for ten years in a nursery school, I got a job in a Further Education College lecturing to Nursery Nursing students where I became aware of how deeply racism, sexism, and classism are embedded in educationIn 1986 I left teaching and established the charity Early Years Trainers Anti Racist Network with a group of like minded college lecturers and practitioners I was later awarded the Guardian Jerwood Award for my charity work and am currently the Co ordinator of the charity Persona Doll Training, which helps children develop empathy and challenge discrimination.

    181 thoughts on “Equality in Action: A Way Forward with Persona Dolls”

    1. This was an eye opening and interesting book to read. The concept of 'Persona Dolls' was introduced in 2001. Persona Dolls is collection of range of life-like dolls from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds such as Sikh, Asian, Mixed parentage, Irish/Romany traveller primarily for use in schools. The idea is for the educational practitioner to treat the doll as if it was real person. They are designed to engage support children in discussion in relation to personal, social, emotional issues s [...]


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