Prejudicial partners

12th March 2010 at 00:00

School links between Britain and developing countries can leave pupils with a racist impression of other cultures, according to research led by Exeter University. Badly-trained teachers who only portray nations as poverty-stricken and see partnerships with schools only as a charitable opportunity give children "neo-colonialist" views, the unpublished study will show. The pound;323,000 research, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, started in October and finishes in 2012.

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