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Connor Allen, Steven Kavuma, Della Hill and Elisa Guerra talk to Charlotte Williams
Creative Curricula: “It’s not anti-white, it’s pro-black”
Hay Festival 2023,
Building upon Wales’ groundbreaking inclusion of Black history in the curriculum – in 2022 Wales became the first UK nation to make including the stories of Black, Asian and minority ethnic people mandatory in schools – and the enhancement of children’s learning through the ‘Stormzy effect’, the panel discuss the importance of investment in creativity and education to empower future generations. Host Charlotte Williams, an academic and writer and a Hay Festival 2023 Thinker in Residence, is joined by Children’s Laureate Wales Connor Allen, writer/director Steven Kavuma and National Theatre Wales’ Della Hill and Elisa Guerra is a Mexican educator, writer and member of UNESCO's International Commission Futures of Education.