Unconscious Bias and Disproportionality in the Education System

Unconscious Bias and Disproportionality in the Education System

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Unconscious Bias and Disproportionality in the Education System

About this event

Uncomfortable Conversations: Unconscious Bias and Disproportionality in the UK Education System

The experiences of ethnic minority children and young people in the UK education system, particularly black students, has been well documented. Recognition of racial disparities in school exclusion rates, academic underachievement and negative lived experiences has started to inform discussions around equality and diversity and increase general awareness.

This course aims to enhance awareness of unconscious bias within the context of racial disproportionality across UK society. Attendees will gain a greater understanding of the real-life social and emotional impact o individuals, families and communities as well as explore the capacity of the education system to evolve and adopt new anti-racist approaches which produce greater social justice and equality

Who is this course for?

This course is for teachers, educators, educational psychologists and the wider workforce who work within the Education sector.

Course Content

  • To identify the definition of unconscious bias (UB)
  • Develop a clear understanding of the science and behaviour of UB
  • Support practitioners to identify their own UB and associated triggers and drivers
  • Develop strategies and practical steps towards better and bias-free decision-making processes
  • Explore the reasons for racial disproportionality within the education system
  • Identify anti-racist practice and approaches to tackle discrimination and promote equality in education.
  • Promote practical steps that individuals and organisations can use to implement and embed anti-racism approaches in the workplace.

Online and In-person (check itinerary below)

from 10am - 3.30pm

  • SOLD OUT Thursday 23rd June 2022 (Online)
  • Tuesday 19th July 2022 (Online)
  • Wednesday 24th August 2022 (@ at Islington Voluntary Action, 200a Pentonville Road, London N1 9JP)
  • Thursday 22nd September 2022 (@ at Islington Voluntary Action, 200a Pentonville Road, London N1 9JP)
  • Tuesday 8th November 2022 (Online)

CPD Accredited Content

This training course is officially CPD-certified, giving attendees the opportunity to benefit from up to 6 hours of CPD-accredited content across the day.

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