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and see partnerships with schools only as a charitable opportunity give children "neo-colonialist" views, the unpublished study will show.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.

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar,, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today