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Racial Justice, Equality and Diversity CPD Programme June 2021 to June 2022

The online RJED CPD programme aims to educate, inform and inspire participants so they can actively work to achieve racial justice and equality in their communities. We have put together an excellent package for your school and organisation. There are options to purchase these tickets individually or as part of an annual CPD package. We have included here the calendar or sessions along with detailed course descriptors along with booking links:

 

Summer 2021:

Let’s Talk Race: Developing a Shared Language and Practice – Professor Paul Miller

15th June 3:30-5pm

For teachers, leaders, governors, parents, clergy, members of diocesan departments (in Westminster and beyond)

 

Developing Advocacy in Schools for Racial Justice, Equality and Diversity – Susan Elderfield

8th July 3:30-5pm

Leaders, governors, parents, clergy, members of diocesan departments (in Westminster and beyond)

 

Autumn 2021:

Unconscious Bias – Orlene Badu

29th September 3:30-5pm

For teachers, leaders, governors, parents, clergy, members of diocesan departments (in Westminster and beyond)

 

Racial Justice, Equality and Diversity in Sacred Scripture – Father Victor Darlington

25th November 3:30-5pm

For teachers, leaders, governors, parents, clergy, members of diocesan departments (in Westminster and beyond)

 

Spring 2022:

Diversifying, decolonising and inclusivising the curriculum – Professor Paul Miller 

18th January 2022 3:30-5pm

For teachers, leaders, governors, parents, clergy, members of diocesan departments (in Westminster and beyond)

 

Rethinking the Curriculum: Schools Workshop – Representative from Three Schools  

22nd February 3:30-5pm

For teachers, leaders, governors, parents, members of diocesan departments (in Westminster and beyond)

 

Summer 2022:

Challenging Racial Injustice in the Church – Father Richard Nesbitt

11th May 3:30-5pm

For teachers, leaders, governors, parents, clergy, members of diocesan departments (in Westminster and beyond)

 

Solidarity in the Face of Adversity: To Develop Advocacy in Schools for Racial Justice, Equality and Diversity – Susan Elderfield

20th June 3:30 – 5pm

For teachers, leaders, governors, parents, clergy, members of diocesan departments (in Westminster and beyond)

Title: Developing Advocacy in Schools for Racial Justice, Equality and Diversity

Speaker: Susan Elderfield

Date:               8th July 2021

Time:              3:30-5pm

Audience: Leaders, governors, parents, clergy, members of diocesan departments (in Westminster and beyond)

Aim: To develop advocacy in schools for racial justice, equality and diversity

Content:

  • Explain the processes and responsibilities (legal and faith) in developing advocacy in schools.
  • Support stakeholders in developing a self-evaluation and audit and offer guidance for policies and safeguarding.
  • Explore the essential building blocks of a just, equal and diverse community and how to develop these to create a positive culture.
  • Support leaders to effect necessary change and offer them tools and language to do this.
  • Provide ideas on how to dialogue and listen to each other as well as create a ‘safe place and a brave space’ for all those in our school community.

Title: Unconscious Bias

Speaker: Orlene Badu

Date:            29th September 2021

Time:            3:30-5pm

Audience:

Teachers, leaders, governors, parents, clergy, members of diocesan departments (in Westminster and beyond)

Aim: Participants will learn and understand why and how unconscious bias can affect the decisions we make about others and the impact it has on productivity and outcomes.

Content:

  • An introduction to what unconscious bias is (and what it isn’t).
  • An understanding of how to create greater awareness of our own unconscious biases and manage them effectively.
  • Identify how unconscious bias affects your school’s performance.
  • Understand how all staff can apply bias awareness in their roles.
  • Reflection on how your own biases may positively support you but can negatively impact others.

Title: Diversifying, decolonising and inclusivising the curriculum

Speaker: Professor Paul Miller

Date:           18th January 2022

Time:            3:30-5pm

Audience: Teachers, leaders, governors, parents, clergy, members of diocesan departments (in Westminster and beyond)

Aim: To support participants in understanding conceptual differences in terms of what a diverse, decolonised and inclusive curriculum means.

Content:

  • It considers a number of philosophical and practical questions concerning the Inclusive Curriculum Framework as both a tool as process for improving teaching and learning.
  • The three principles and six elements of the Inclusive Curriculum Framework will also be covered.

Title: Rethinking the Curriculum  

Speaker: Representative From Three Diocesan Schools  

Date:           22nd February 2022

Time:           3:30-5pm

Audience: Teachers, leaders, governors, parents, members of diocesan departments (in Westminster and beyond)

Aim: To support participants in rethinking an inclusive curriculum

Content:

  • Three schools will share they experiences of rethinking their curriculum to ensure inclusivity.
  • Participants will receive practical ideas, resources and links to support them in rethinking the curriculum.

Title: Primary Anti-Racist RE

Speaker: Lat Blaylock

Date:           24th March 2022

Time:           3:30-5pm

Audience: All primary school teachers and leaders (in Westminster and beyond)

Aim: This workshop is designed to support all staff with their teaching of racial justice in the primary setting.

Content:

  • To help teachers and leaders of Religious Education plan and provide excellent learning in the classroom on issues of racial justice, equality and diversity.
  • To support staff in encouraging pupils to learn about religion and beliefs, racism and prejudice in challenging ways.
  • To promote the well-being of all pupils in our richly plural communities.

We have a limit of 50 single ticket participants, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Title: Challenging Racial Injustice in the Church

Speaker: Father Richard Nesbitt

Date:           11th May 2022

Time:            3:30-5pm

Audience: Teachers, leaders, governors, parents, clergy, members of diocesan departments (in Westminster and beyond).

Aim: To challenge racial injustice in the Church.

Content:

  • Sharing the journey a parish community have travelled regarding racism.
  • Facing up not only to the reality of racism in the wider society, but also crucially in our own parish community.
  • The significant and indeed fundamental changes which are needed in various areas of our parish-school life so that different forms of racism can be uprooted.

Title: Solidarity in the Face of Adversity

Speaker: Susan Elderfield

Date:           20th June 2022

Time:            3:30-5pm

Audience: Teachers, leaders, governors, parents, clergy, members of diocesan departments (in Westminster and beyond).

Aim: To developing advocacy in schools for racial justice, equality and diversity.

Content:

  • Explore Christian virtues and values necessary for a just, equal and diverse community and culture.
  • Share resources on saints and race which can be used and developed in schools.
  • Provide ideas on how to dialogue and listen to each other as well as create a ‘safe place and a brave space’ for all those in our school community.
  • Signpost support and resources for exploring solidarity in the school context.