Gloria Gordon’s Book

| August 25, 2014

TOWARDS BICULTURAL COMPETENCE beyond Black and White Gloria Gordon This book draws on first-person action research to provide a cultural analysis of the black experience in Britain. The author uses her personal experience of working with the racial confusion with which she lived until she decided to engage with what it means to be black […]

CBACS Research Institute

| August 25, 2014

A Research Institute on British African Caribbeans and Education The mission of the institute is to design, conduct, and disseminate research that helps guide policymakers, educators, media, and the general public toward improving the educational opportunities and outcomes of British African-Caribbeans. The Institute maintains a diverse research agenda, priorities, and activities that address status and […]

Research sources on the www

| August 25, 2014

Below are research documents focussing on the black experience and from which a fuller picture can be developed over time of how government policy is impacting on the British African-Caribbean educational experience.  The page will be regularly updated.  If you are aware of important research based documents that can be added please send them in by contacting us. […]

Testimonials/Reviews – Towards Bicultural Competence: Beyond Black and White

| August 25, 2014

This book has been a tremendous inspiration to me and evidently to my other friends. It has put into words what I’ve always wanted to express and has provided me with a tangible framework and road map as a way forward. I have found the book so inspirational and thought-provoking that I bought 4 copies […]

Gloria Gordon – Articles

| August 25, 2014

Below are articles which I have authored or co-authored that may be of interest:Challenge Plus – Full Report Transforming Thinking Amongst British African Caribbeans as an Academically Based Community ServiceChanging Lives: Women, Inclusion and the PhD

Learning and Teaching Resources for Authentic Human Development

| August 25, 2014

Authentic Human Development requires we develop the courage to face up to our everyday life challenges and temptations rather than avoiding or denying them.  It means taking control of our own learning … across the life-course … and sharing our learning with other members of our family and community.  The following resources may help us […]

Links for Articles on Emotional and Spiritual Intelligences

| August 25, 2014

A foundational component of my own growth over the years and that I would like to see embedded in the education of the members of our group if we are to effectively work with life challenges is our capabilities in the area of emotional and spiritual intelligence.  Below I have listed some links which I […]

Are you COOL?

| August 25, 2014

Do you have the knowledge and skills required to Cultivate and Own Our Lives? Be COOL, if life success is your goal. Contact for more details about COOL and our plans for the New Year.

Without a Vision the People Perish …

| August 25, 2014

THE METANOIA PROJECT (TMP) 2007 – 2012 – 2034   On 10th December 2012 a small group of individuals committed to transformational change, individual and collective, gathered together at London South Bank University to celebrate the  5th Anniversary of TMP 2007-2034 5 YEARS DOWN 22 YEARS TO GO Where do you plan to be as we annually celebrate the countdown […]

Developing the Black African / Caribbean Social Categories

| August 25, 2014

CBACS has arrived at the fourth phase of a 30-year journey! The focus of the next ten years is on bringing CBACS’ research findings into our families, schools churches and communities at large to effect the changes we have been waiting so long to see … No longer do we need to depend on external […]

Slavery and Modern Management Techniques

| August 25, 2014

Academic researchers follow their curiosity wherever it may lead – sometimes to controversy. Caitlin Rosenthal’s research into the history of business practices introduced her to meticulous records kept by American slave owners where she discovered the origins of some very modern management techniques, included standardised ways to measure human productivity, As she so eloquently captures […]


| August 25, 2014

BAC LIFE™ furthers the conversation about cultural identity – raised in the True Story video below – by bringing this life transforming conversation about ‘Cultural Literacy’ and the black British Caribbean social category to our churches/faith communities… If you would like to participate in this conversation contact us at for more information

Human Resource Development in the British African Caribbean Social Category

| August 24, 2014

CBACS has organised an invitation only event on the topic of: ‘Human Resource Development (HRD) in the black British Caribbean Social Category’. If you are a member of the black British Caribbean community involved in or concerned about the life career development of members of this group whether for yourself, your children, members of your […]

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