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October 16, 2012

Book review: Remaking the Niger Delta

At the launch of his latest book – “Remaking the Niger Delta: Challenges and Opportunities” – in the Nigeria city of Lagos, Kingsley Kuku thanked Professor Gus John for editing the manuscript and helping to get it ready for printing. […]
October 15, 2012

CEN releases its annual report

Communities Empowerment Network (CEN) has spent another year supporting vulnerable children and their often bewildered parents in the face of institutional practices in schooling that are often demeaning, unfair, discriminatory and damaging to the life chances and […]
October 5, 2012

Should families take the blame for youth crime?

On the eve of a conference organised by the Seventh Day Adventist Church into parenting and last summer’s riots, the Lambeth Weekender asked professor Gus John: are families to blame for what children do?  Lambeth Weekender: What […]
September 28, 2012

Mending Broken Britain? Education’s Response

Last February, Professor Gus John delivered a keynote address at the “Mending Broken Britain? Education’s Response” Conference, which was organised by Curriculum Enrichment for the Common Era (CE4CE) and sponsored by Birmingham City University. Against the background of the […]
September 27, 2012

Gus John pays tribute to Bob Marley & The Wailers

On September 8th, Gus John attended the Bob Marley & The Wailers Heritage Blue Plaque Commemorative Unveiling Ceremony at 15, The Circle, Neasden and paid his tribute to the reggae legends with the following feature address: It gives me great […]
September 27, 2012

Bob Marley & the Wailers: Blue Plaque unveiled in London

I was happy to be able to accept an invitation from the Federation of Reggae Music (FORM) UK and Brent Council to attend the Bob Marley & The Wailers Heritage Blue Plaque Commemorative Unveiling Ceremony at 15, […]
September 20, 2012

Gus John presents radical new book on the Niger Delta

On Friday 21 September 2012, Professor Gus John will join representatives of the Federal Government of Nigeria for the public presentation of REMAKING THE NIGER DELTA – Challenges & Opportunities by the Honourable Kingsley Kuku, Special Adviser […]
September 20, 2012

Gus John calls for regrading of 2012 GCSEs

Professor Gus John joins a number of eminent academics and campaigners for children’s education rights in calling for a regrading of papers in this Summer’s examinations fiasco. Gus John says: I believe that however much Michael Gove pleads […]
September 13, 2012

Gus John criticises Wildman’s assertions about Jamaican judges

Hugh Wildman, a former senior prosecutor who has served across the Caribbean, asserted earlier this month that judges in Jamaica and the rest of the region are not capable of delivering judgements that are on par with their British […]
August 6, 2012

Gus John to carry out comparative case review

Professor Gus John, a consultant and well-known expert in equality and race relations issues, has been commissioned to carry out an independent comparative case review to determine if there is any disparity in the Solicitors Regulation Authority‘s […]
August 5, 2012

Supporting our future leaders

Over 200 people gathered at the London South Bank University’s Nelson Hayden Lecture Theatre on July 21st for the 100 Black Men of London’s 10th Annual Community Mentoring Programme Graduation Ceremony.  Honorary Member Professor Gus John attended the event. On […]
June 30, 2012

Gus John to advise on Legal Education and Training Review

Professor Gus John is to chair the Equality & Diversity and Social Mobility (EDSM) Group that will contribute to the Legal Education and Training Review.  The Legal Education and Training Review is a joint project of the Solicitors […]

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