Happy Holidays!

I was particularly pleased to hear from my old friend Carlton Duncan after quite a long period of silence. Now settled in Jamaica, Carlton was moved by the election of Barack Obama.
Carlton had a distinguished career as a teacher and Head in the UK, a career which to date remains largely unrecognised by the nation. He was the first black head teacher of a secondary school at Wyke Manor in Bradford, and subsequently at George Dixon Secondary School here in Birmingham. He served on many national bodies, including the Swann Committee which produced the noted report in 1985.
Carlton was a leading figure in the multicultural education movement which started in the 1960’s through the seventies. He wrote books and articles and was sought after as a speaker
I send my best wishes to Carlton, Dawn and their son Kyme, now 7.

Multi-racial aspects of community education

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