Effective leaders of race equality combine knowledge and understanding of race and racism with personal insight into their own position within the construct of race.
This two-module course has been designed to support individuals who are leading race equality work in their institutions to strengthen their understanding of race equality and develop the skills for effective culture change. It introduces participants to key concepts within the field of race equality with the aim of improving knowledge and understanding about race and racism within a safe and reflective space.
- An overview of race and racism in the UK
- Traditional approaches to addressing race equality
- Language and terminology used in race equality discussions
- Critical race theory and how it can help advance change in our universities
- The relevance of whiteness and white privilege to addressing race equality
- Developing a strategic approach to race equality
- Practical ideas and initiatives for advancing race equality within your university.
Who should attend?
This course is for equality and diversity practitioners, chairs and members of REC self-assessment teams and anyone else with responsibility for advancing equality and diversity within their institution who would like to improve their understanding of race equality.
Who is delivering the course?
The course will be delivered by members of Advance HE staff with a wide range of expertise in race equality.
“Really enjoyed the course. Welcomed an all too rare opportunity to challenge and be challenged around issue of race equality.”
“From the training, I developed a greater understanding of issues of race inequalities and academic institutions and mean by which to create the structured change”
“The balance of info and activity was brilliant.”
“Challenging, thought-provoking, well delivered by people with obvious expertise.”
Structure and dates
The course has been structured to allow time for reflection and skills-building and for this reason is spread over two non-consecutive days. We do ask you to please only register if you can commit to both days of the course; individuals who miss the first day will not be able to attend the second.
Day One: Wednesday 6 March 2019
Day Two: Tuesday 9 April 2019
EDI member benefits
As part of Advance HE’s member benefits, English and Northern Ireland institutional subscribers to the EDI strand are eligible to one free place at a one-day workshop.
This free, one-day, place can be redeemed against this course, but must be booked through your institutional contact.
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