Beki Martin

Beki Martin, Executive Director of Facing History in the UK, is a passionate and committed leader, with over 18 years of experience managing education and youth-oriented charities. Prior to joining Facing History, Beki was the CEO of the Aldridge Foundation, an educational organisation which supports a network of 10 schools in underserved communities. She has also run her own management consultancy, and worked in business development and operations for two other youth-oriented charities, the Communication Trust and Youth At Risk. Beki holds a B.Ed Hons in Secondary Education.

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Navigating Brexit with Facing History Teachers

Posted by Beki Martin on April 4, 2019

“Daddy - I don’t want to leave Europe, I love this house and I want to stay living here,” my six year old son, David, piped up whilst his Dad was watching the coverage of the vote on the Withdrawal Agreement. We reassured him that leaving the EU didn’t actually mean physically going anywhere. However, had some of my children’s classmates expressed this anxiety, those words would have had a whole different weight to them. Some of their parents, as citizens of other countries within the EU, are struggling with what a ‘no deal’ Brexit would mean for their families.

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