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Decolonise the curriculum

Decolonise the curriculum

October 2019

  • I chaired the event ‘Why is my curriculum white?’ as part of Black History Month. The event was really well-received, and we had really interesting discussions about the need to decolonise higher education as well as what steps we need to take next in order to decolonise.

  • We also collected feedback and ideas from students during the event.

January 2020

  • I met with the university's Decolonise Education staff network to discuss plans for a future campaign to raise awareness among the student body about the need to decolonise education and for another panel event

February 2020

  • The planned event was cancelled as the proposed event date clashes with the strike.
  • I discuss ideas of future decolonise education events at Equality Council and received feedback from BAME students there.
 

 

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