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Equality Diversity and Inclusion Colloquia

Our colloquia series focuses on Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) areas of interest within teaching and learning and are for anyone wishing to improve their knowledge and upskill their practice in these key areas.

Our colloquium events offer staff a useful forum to encourage the exchange and dissemination of different ways of thinking about key Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) challenges and new approaches.

Structure

Each colloquium is facilitated by a Senior Advisor from Advance HE with specific expertise in the area being discussed. The day will feature a keynote presentation from a leading practitioner in each area, followed by themed sessions showcasing case studies from across the sector. Delegates will have the opportunity to learn from leading practitioners in the sector, debate priority issues and learn from cutting-edge initiatives.

Benefits

The colloquia provide practitioners with access to an open and supportive environment and valuable peer network to share and discuss contemporary practice and initiatives. They enable participants to develop a principled, evidence-informed approach to devising subsequent support and guidance for change in enhancing student success in HE.

Who: Teaching practitioners including: heads of departments, academic programme leaders and developers, lecturers, academic and support staff, and learning technologists.

View the dates of the events below or in the calendar. 

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Equality Diversity and Inclusion Colloquia – Decolonising Pedagogies

Date: 21 July 2022, Virtual

The second Advance HE EDI colloquium on decolonising pedagogies will focus on progress made in the last year around decolonising our HE pedagogies both in relation to our teaching of HE students and looking at our role as educational developers of HE staff.

This colloquium will look at decolonising pedagogy and the curriculum within higher education, a topical area of focus for all institutions across the UK and more widely. This area of work is of interest to students, students unions and staff and needs addressing at all levels from individual programmes to entire faculties and cross institutionally involving both academic and professional services staff to really make change.

 

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Equality Diversity and Inclusion Colloquium

Date: 2 November 2022
Venue: TBC

This one-day, in-person colloquium will focus on current issues relating to equality, diversity and inclusion, provide examples of good practice within the sector to address these, and will provide a safe space for discussion.

The colloquium will include keynote speakers, interactive sessions and oral presentations from EDI practitioners and lecturers.

This colloquium will provide practitioners with access to an open and supportive environment and a valuable peer network to share and discuss contemporary practice and initiatives. It will enable participants to develop a principled, evidence-informed approach to devising subsequent support and guidance for change in enhancing student success in HE.

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Equality Diversity and Inclusion Colloquium

Date: 4 May 2023
Venue: TBC

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