Our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging in children’s literature.
In early 2020, the Pearson Plotting Ahead roundtable series launched its inaugural event.
Educators, independent publishers and third sector organisations came together to discuss the existing lack of diversity, inclusion and belonging in children’s literature across the UK. Since that time, the world has faced one of the greatest challenges in modern times but the collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in literature has not wavered.
Following the event and with the help of all of those in attendance, we wanted to identify what we should and could do to improve diversity in literature for children and young people across the UK – as individuals, as organisations and as a nation.