Core themes: Tolerance and inclusivity

British society is extremely diverse, with many residents and citizens from a wide range of cultures, heritage and religious beliefs. A successful democratic society will not only understand but celebrate and embrace these differences, rather than see them as a threat.

How are tolerance and inclusivity part of British Values?
Which came first: our diversity or our values?
Why is Britain’s population so diverse?
Why do you write about adult problems in your children’s books?

As Michael Morpurgo points out in the clip above, the younger generation is much more interconnected than previous ones; it is much easier for young people today to find out about life from sources other than their family, friends and teachers.

In what ways is life more complicated for the younger generation than it was in the past?

How do we experience and promote tolerance and diversity in our daily lives? When is this easy, and when do we find it difficult?