Making the Uncomfortable, Comfortable!

No Boundaries is a specialist training & management consultancy that specialises in diversity and inclusion awareness and education. Our aim is to help make education and workplaces fairer for everyone by eradicating prejudice and unfairness wherever it exists. 

We provide anti-racism training in the belief that by working together, we can achieve equality of opportunity and an inclusive and diverse society where everyone is valued and able to succeed. We believe that 'education is the key to unlocking racism' and promoting equality in all arenas.
 
We work with a wide range of clients in all sectors including education, public, NGO and private organisations. We have worked with schools, colleges, universities, local councils, legal and professional service firms, corporate businesses, housing associations and the criminal justice system - police and prison services as well as fire service rescue organisations.
We believe in embracing the power of difference and working together, to create diverse, equal and inclusive environments where everyone feels safe, valued and able to succeed.  

Our team have lived experiences of racism and many years of facilitating and delivering diversity, inclusivity and anti-racism training. Our sessions encourage open and honest discussions through activities that challenge participants to use their critical thinking skills. We ask clients to reflect on their own views and attitudes while exploring the factors that influence our judgements. 

Anti-racism, Diversity, Inclusivity & Equality Training in the....

Education Sector

Supporting professional teaching staff as well as pupils & students our approach can involve leadership and management teams or the entire institution with the aim of helping promoting a better, happier and more productive learning environment.​​

Our offers include

  • Workshops with young people and students from key stage 2 upwards.
  • Delivery via school / college workshop visits or online sessions.
  • Anti-racism workshops for professional educators, school staff and Boards of Governors.
  • Tailored consultancy support and guidance on developing race equality objectives and action plans and anti-racism educational resources.
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Workplace

Our corporate workplace support is aimed at promoting a more inclusive culture and a stronger engaged and unified workforce.

Our offers include:

  • Workplace diversity and inclusion training for all employee groups, line managers and directors.
  • Delivery via a rage of workplace workshops and briefings or online sessions.
  • Tailored consultancy support and guidance on developing and promoting a more diverse and inclusive workforce through effective recruitment policies and on-going employee development processes
  • A bespoke and tailored coaching approach to meet your desired outcomes.
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What some of our clients say about us:-

  • "I would encourage schools, workplaces and clubs to attend this workshop.  Its very worthwhile educating people about racism, I thoroughly enjoyed the course and found it very interesting, I learnt a lot along the way"

    Jacob Guy - Sport Development Officer
    Torfaen Council

  • "We had No Boundaries visit our school and the pupils really enjoyed learning about racism and hearing from Sean who provided his own personal experiences alongside activities he delivered.  I would really encourage other schools to get in touch with No Boundaries who delivered the work in an engaging manner and we all learnt a lot"

    Cerys Allen
    Ysgol Bro Banw, Carmarthenshire

  • “The session was excellent, it was really engaging, all members got involved in it.
    The way Sean presents it is really engaging, really helps break down some of the nervousness people have in dealing with the issues that we raised. I really like to recommend the training to everyone”

    Anthony Hunt
    Leader of Torfaen Council

  • "I would definitely recommend No Boundaries TC for staff training, supporting schools in challenge racism. The sessions help staff to develop a better understanding of terminology and initiate difficult conversations in a non-threatening environment, creating much food for thought"

    Jane Jones
    Deputy Head teacher, Cwmffrwdoer Primary School

  • “I found the session very informative and slightly uncomfortable at times, but it was a good uncomfortable. I think people don't understand what’s racist and what isn't therefore understanding the history behind terms was really useful as I now have a better understanding of how hurtful some phrases and words can be”

    Prison Officer

    HMP Warren Hill

  • “WOW. What an amazing professional, team that make the uncomfortable comfortable and empowered me to think before I speak and where terms come from”

    Teacher

    Nant Y Pant Primary school, Caerphilly

  • “You have something very special here, with your combination of passion, personal experience, relationship with one another and a clear journey and goal. I think that the training is important for society and if this starts in workplaces first and moves across to social and community groups, you will have a direct impact on happiness, safety and togetherness. The delivery of the training was great, really enjoyable and I feel you achieved making the uncomfortable, comfortable for training session. I'm looking forward to our team experiencing this training too. I thank you for this, as a professional, parent and person! “

    Rachel Rogers Service Manager

    Keys Group - Children's residential services

  • “No Boundaries delivered a fantastic session which really challenged my thinking about racism in a supportive and non-judgmental way and helped clear up misconceptions which have been perpetuated by the media. Thank you so much! “

    Education Achievement Service (EAS) staff member

  • “Sunil and Sean provide a comfortable environment to discuss the uncomfortable topics and provide the realization that we shouldn’t be uncomfortable talking about it; education is the key to making change”

    Caerphilly Council staff member

  • “The session was incredibly thought provoking and useful. Though I am aware that racism is a definite problem in our schools I was not aware that these issues would start as early as primary school, the session inspired the importance to challenge any racial injustices that could crop up”

    Ysgol Berlan Deg Primary school staff member

  • I felt the passion from the course leaders was energising. It makes you want to be a stimulus for change

    Chris Lewis
    Strength & Conditioning Coach
    Sport Wales

  • “Brilliant training session in depth reason behind words and phrases that help everyone understand why these words shouldn’t be used. The positive changes No Boundaries are making are inspiring to young people”

    Paige Price
    Residential Care Worker
    Keys Group

Who We Are

Directors & Founders

Sunil Patel

Co-Founder / Operations Director
A son of refugee parents from Uganda, following an early career in the Home Office, Sunil was a founding member of Show Racism the Red Card in Wales.  Since establishing the organisation in 2006 the charity has gone on to become the leading anti-racism charity in Wales.

Like Sean, Sunil has experienced racism and exclusion during his life and conveys his lived experiences with character and dignity. He has a wealth of experience in fields of D&I consultancy and training.

As No Boundaries, Commercial Director, Sunil facilitates numerous training and consultancy interventions and is responsible for all aspects of the firm’s client management. As a member of the Welsh Government Race Forum Sunil supported the implementation of the Race Equality Action Plan.

Sean  Wharton

Co-Founder / Lead Facilitator
Son of Windrush generation parents, Sean is a former Sunderland FC professional footballer and the first Black schoolboy to play for Wales. Suffice to say Sean has been subject to shocking racism in his career and eloquently shares his visceral experiences. Sean is a highly engaging and experienced facilitator who has considerable experience and expertise of working in the educational and corporate sectors. 

He is also Chair of the Football Association of Wales Equality Diversity and Integrity Steering Group and is also currently completing a UEFA A Football Coaching qualification

Sean engages his audience by providing real life examples of the barriers he has faced in in his sporting and professional career.

"In a racist society, it is not enough to be a non-racist.

We must be anti-racist"

Angela Davis

@NBTC

Delighted be back at @ebbwfawr today working with pupils and engaging with parents during the transitional day for pupils who will be coming to the school from Sep, also great to see friends Lissa from @BlaenauGwentCBC & Harriet from @torfaencouncil #noboundaries https://t.co/NDlXrGe5jw NBTCUK photo
Recognising and Celebrating contributions of Caribbean’s to the UK -So privialiged to have my picture name and parents story as part of the exhibition - National Windrush Day ✊🏾 @theCentre @torfaencouncil @CwmbranCouncil https://t.co/9mwQWpQWoM NBTCUK photo
First stage interviews for @metpoliceuk Commissioner take place tomorrow with @kitmalthouse @MatthewRycroft1 @SophieKLinden and Sir Tom Windsor. How many qualified experts on police racism, race inequality and ethnic disproportionality do you see? #apa #metpolicechief https://t.co/II3mzPavcK NBTCUK photo
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