In advancing opportunities to expand upon discussions of the research work found in BERA Research Intelligence Issue 142 on Decolonising the Curriculum, this special event will be led by convenors of the BERA Race Ethnicity and Education Special Interest Group. We will bring together academic scholars, primary and secondary schoolteachers, college lecturers, higher education academics, phD students and researchers involved with education from across Scotland, England. Wales and Northern Ireland to share on the pedagogic challenges and opportunities with decolonising the curriculum. At the core is considering the importance of challenging the generally Eurocentric epistemological default positioning of school, college and university curricula. Presentations will offer findings from national and international evidence-based research, and critical theoretical perspectives used to assist with advancing approaches to practice in schools, colleges and universities.
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Marlon Lee Moncrieffe EdD FCCT taught in primary schools across London and the South-East of England for fifteen years. He served as Head of Mathematics, Head of English, Head of Physical Education and Assistant Headteacher. He served as...
Dr Nighet Riaz is an early careers researcher and associate lecturer in the University of the West of Scotland (UWS). Her research explores how young people and communities can become ‘othered’ fuelled by moral panics to tackle the perceived...
Senior Lecturer at University of the West of Scotland
My own experiences as both a Teacher and Teacher Educator, working with young children in primary school, encourage me to consider ways to enthuse learners to participate as socially and morally responsible citizens. In order to do this, we need...