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Simone Burton - Race - Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable.pptx (6.43 MB)

Race: Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable

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posted on 2023-03-23, 10:26 authored by Simone Burton

This session will address how to facilitate challenging conversations in classrooms with regards to race and ethnicity. It centres on the role teachers play in the classroom. It explores the notion of 'positioning' ourselves and being introspective. It further looks at examples of tricky conversations and how to foster opportunities for pupils to feel seen in the classroom.


This session was presented at the ‘PGCE Conference 2023: Inclusion and Inspiration - Education for Social Justice’.