Talks

August 13, 2011

Open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron

This open letter was sent to the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, on August 13th, 2011. Dear Prime Minister, I write as someone whose contribution for more than four decades to the struggle for quality schooling and […]
July 4, 2011

Letter to Rt Hon Theresa May MP

The following letter was sent to Rt Hon Theresa May MP (by then, Home Secretary in David Cameron’s Cabinet), on July 4th, 2011.  Dear Home Secretary, Call for a People’s Inquiry into Gun and Knife Killings in […]
June 18, 2011

Launching ‘The Case for a Learner’s Charter for Schools’

The launch event of “The Case for a Learner’s Charter for Schools” was hosted by the National Union of Teachers on 17 June 2011. In his presentation, professor Gus John passionately explained the importance of keeping children at […]
March 29, 2011

Grenada Peace Centre Proposal (Addendum)

The following project was sent to the Government of Grenada on March 29th, 2011. On 3rd January 2011, while on an assignment in Lagos, Nigeria, I sent Senator Arley Gill a proposal for the establishment of a […]
February 21, 2011

African Diaspora’s programme of action: economic cooperation

The following paper was submitted to the African Diaspora’s Technical Committee of Experts, which met in Pretoria, South Africa, on February 21st, 2011.  Preamble Following the report the rapporteur for the Economic Cooperation break out group gave to […]
February 7, 2011

A letter to U.S. President Barack Obama

The following letter was sent to U.S. President Barack Obama on February 7th, 2011. Fraternal greetings from a son of the African Diaspora and I wish you the Creator’s abiding blessings, guidance and protection. I note with […]
January 3, 2011

Fort George as the Historic Site of the October 1983 Massacre

The following project was sent to the Government of Grenada on January 3rd, 2011. The massacre of members of the Grenada Government and citizenry on Fort Rupert on 19 October 1983 and especially the fact that those […]
December 14, 2010

Serious Youth Violence in the Capital

The following paper was submitted  for consideration by the London Mayor’s ‘Time for Action’ and Community Safety Teams and the London Mayor’s Expert Advisory Group. Context: On 13 December 2010, the Mayor’s Expert Advisory Group (MEAG) received […]
August 17, 2010

Briefing note to Grenada’s Government

The following briefing note was sent to Senator the Honourable Nazim Burke,  Minister of Finance for the Government of Grenada, on August 17th, 2010. I was encouraged by your presentation at the Diaspora Conference a couple weeks ago […]
February 12, 2010

Tribute to Ruby Inniss

Professor Gus John paid his tribute to Ruby Inniss on February 12th 2010, in the Church of  the Ascension, Hulme, Manchester.  I greet Mama’s entire family and you, my brothers and sisters. I first met Mama in […]
June 24, 2009

Global Majority Contributors to Educational Excellence

The following keynote address was delivered during the launch of the Black Teachers Network, on June 24th, 2009, at the London Centre for Leadership in Learning.  We stand here at a historical moment, a ‘Yes, We Can’ […]

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