Race Within The Classroom: How the lack of Black Teachers is a factor in Black underachievement.
A child once asked a fellow teacher “Why are there so little black teachers in our school?” and she did not know how to reply. Statistics from the DfE (Department of Education) show that only 2.2% of black people make up the teaching population in England and Wales and the children are beginning to notice. The result of this sad statistic is one that is unfortunately at the expense of black children. It means that there are less role models for black children, a lack of adult