The value of effective mentoring in school cannot be overestimated, and in the first review in this issue Linda Whitworth recommends a book that will provide support for mentors and teachers of RE in secondary schools at all stages of their careers. Then, in a new departure for the Reviews section of Professional REflection, NATRE Local Groups Officer Saima Saleh reports on a film shown in Season Two of the Race and Education Film Club. For the past two years, Saima has been working with academics (including international professors) and other teachers to explore the impact of using film to prompt discussion of issues of race applied to education as a new model of knowledge production and exchange, using collaborative action research.

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