Many schools, students and teachers have already demonstrated their commitment to countering racism through their involvement in developing and implementing anti-racism education initiatives.
Take the pledge
By recording your name and comment here, you can demonstrate your support to the goal and principles of anti-racism education and eliminating racism in Australian schools and society. By collecting the names and comments of supporters, we aim to demonstrate the strength of this commitment.
Pledge your support by entering your details and comment below. Comments will be published on this website. Note that no offensive or racist comments are published.
I hereby pledge my support for the goal and principles of anti-racism education and will work towards eliminating racism from our schools and society as a whole.
What people say?
Schools contribute to Australia’s prosperity and social harmony by enabling all students to achieve their best educational outcomes in learning environments free of racism.
A just society
Schools impart the values of a just, democratic and harmonious Australian society with a shared commitment among all members of the school community to human rights and civic responsibilities.
A safe and secure environment
All members of the school community – staff, students and parents have the right to a safe and productive teaching, learning and working environment free from racism.
Diversity and cultural identity
Cultural and linguistic diversity is acknowledged and valued so that all students, parents and employees are able to express their own cultural identity, relate in a positive way to others of diverse backgrounds and recognise the benefits of diversity for Australian society.
Culturally inclusive education
Curriculum, resources, assessment and teaching practices value and respond to the cultural and linguistic diversity of the community and provide educational experiences that are inclusive of the diverse needs of all students.
Equitable access, participation and outcomes
Students of all cultural or linguistic backgrounds participate in quality teaching and learning programs that enable them to achieve their full potential.