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Winners of the Brenda Eastwood Award for Inclusion and Diversity 2019


The joint winners are:

Farrah Serroukh, Regional Learning Programme Leader, Centre for Literacy in Primary Education, Southwark, London, England

Dr Sabine Little, Lecturer in Education studies (Language Education) and Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy, The University of Sheffield, England

Panel Chair Janet Douglas Gardner writes:

In its second year, the panel announces the first joint winners of the prestigious award and the first commendation for a lifetime’s work in research for inclusion and diversity.

The Brenda Eastwood Award continues to attract high quality nominations of educators, practitioners, librarians, consultants and researchers actively involved in inclusion and diversity.

The panel would like to say thank you to the nominators: Joy Court and Prue Goodwin for nominating Farrah Serroukh and Becky Parr for nominating Dr Sabine Little.

Their work in enriching the lives of children and adults who work with them reflect inclusion and diversity in the world of literacy, multilingualism and multiculturalism. Their roles also impact their respective learning communities.

The panel announces its first certificate for certificate commending a lifetime’s work in inclusion and diversity.

Dr. Christine Callender, Lecturer in Teacher Education and Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy , UCL Institute of Education Learning and Leadership, England

Christine has a strong belief and commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion which is reflected andintegrated into her teaching, research and service to the community.

The panel expresses their gratitude to her nominator: Janet Douglas Gardner

The panel of judges would also like to say thank you to the following nominators:

Jo Bowers for nominating Ruth Morgan, Additional Learning Needs Coordinator, Cogan Primary School in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

And Gabrielle Cliff Hodges for nominating Dr. Erin Spring, Assistant Professor, The Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada

Congratulations once again

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