Class 13 is a unique and innovative charity, working to challenge the systemic inequalities embedded in the Children’s and Young People’s sector. Traditionally school-based projects take a targeted, student centered approach to achieving social change. They might empower girls to stand up to sexism, or work with “at risk” Black boys to reduce exclusions. Class 13 poses a challenge to this approach:
If we know that
Anti-Racism in Education Charity
Then work with students can only be part of the solution.
Class 13 believes two things:
The responsibility for social change should rest with adults, not on the shoulders of young people
Professional educators want the best outcomes possible for children and young people