Video Number Three Presentations From Baroness Glenys Thornton, Clifford Harding, And Henry Bonsu
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Video number three featured three presentations from Baroness Glenys Thornton, Clifford Harding, and Henry Bonsu. All three of these presentations involved the different perspectives that can take place in education, particularly in Great Britain and how these minority groups are currently viewed as inferior within Great Britain.
Baroness Glenys Thornton took a larger sociological approach toward the underrepresentation of minorities. Her presentation was based on the diversity of the members of the British parliament as well as the diversity of the other portions of the British government. She stated that minority groups are underrepresented by a margin of about three percent of the current population in the British parliament.
Clifford Harding took a more individualized approach to this issue. Clifford didn’t really grow up in the best living conditions, and he was involved in some questionable things such as drugs. He said that was often told that he was “dumb and stupid” when he was in school (mainly due to the fact that he was dyslexic) and that it would be safe to say that these taunts would discourage many people from continuing their education if they were faced with these messages.
Henry Bonsu added onto Clifford Harding’s message in his presentation. Bonsu’s message was that we all have the ability to do anything we want to in schools. The only reason that we feel as if we won’t do well is that we think we won’t do well. As soon as we gain confidence and ignore