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Tackling Racism & Promoting Equality - Cleveland Teacher Training 1st Novem...
Tue 1 November 2016, 09:00 – 16:00 GMT
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Show Racism the Red Card is a leading anti-racism educational charity with extensive experience of delivering equality training. This FREE event is aimed at school teachers, leaders and educators across all key stages. Please note that you must work in a school in Hartlepool, Stockton, Redcar or Middlesbrough to attend this event.
This training day will aim to provide teachers with a safe and non-judgmental environment to explore issues relating to racism. We know that racism is still an issue that many teachers have to deal with in schools; there is often uncertainty about how to deal with racist incidents, how to respond to language relating to ethnicity that is inappropriate and how to embed equality into the ethos of the school environment, this conference will offer practical activities and solutions to deal with these issues.
Schools are uniquely placed to provide young people with knowledge and skills to help them identify, resist & refute racism when they meet it. Young people are developing their value systems; it is during these formative years that discriminatory attitudes can be most readily challenged and prevented.
This training aims to:
• Explore the barriers to promoting equality and tackling racism
• Enable delegates to recognise racist incidents and explore how to respond to them most effectively
• Encourage participants to embed equality throughout the school environment
• Explore appropriate language relating to ethnicity
There will be a carousel of interactive workshops on the themes mentioned above.
Delegates will also have the opportunity to raise their own concerns, have these addressed and will leave with a variety of resources to assist them when back at school.