Masterclass - Acknowledging Diversity

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G.050 A/B Stopford Building

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Delivered by Rebecca Farrington, Catherine Prescott & UoM undergraduate students

Using multimedia and promoting the student voice, we will open a discussion on diversity and its impact on the learning environment.

An opportunity to talk about experiences, good and bad, in a safe space will help share understanding of how to move forward with improving the ways we can all become more inclusive.

Practical exercises, focussing on microaggressions, will equip participants with tools to use in their daily lives.

  • Participants will critically reflect on how acknowledging diversity can inform multiple levels of their teaching and/or clinical practice.
  • They will explore the concepts of culture and diversity through activities to enhance awareness of microaggressions
  • Using student experiences as case-studies they will consider the relevance to their own inclusive learning environments.
  • In order to improve staff and student experience the session will promote a commitment to change.

The Academy for Education and Professional Development’s mission is “To ensure consistent high-quality development and delivery of educational programmes with student experience at their heart”. Academy events are open to all those who contribute to the development, delivery and management of FBMH undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development programmes including staff from across the University, the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre and our NHS clinical education partners. The Pedagogy Seminar Series provides a forum to discuss research undertaken and/or pedagogy literature of interest.

Refreshments will be provided. Please register for this event.

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