18th March 2021
TLG is one of three charities being supported by the 2021 Diocese of London Lent Appeal, which this year is focusing on Youth Violence. In the second blog of a two-part series, Deborah, a former TLG headteacher who is currently leading TLG’s work on serious youth violence, writes about the link between serious youth violence and school exclusions – bringing in TLG’s experience with supporting young people at-risk of the issue.
Deborah Barnett is School Development Manager and Education Policy Lead, she is London based and has worked in mainstream education, special schools and alternative provision for over twenty years. Deborah has a broad and in depth knowledge of national education policy and passionate about social and racial justice in education. She is committed to structural change to ensure all children can achieve more in schools. Her values in education are firmly linked to an inclusive, comprehensive system where all learners are valued equally.