From Discomfort to Change, a Recap on Session 2 of the DEIJ Collaborative

POSTED: October 30, 2023Category: GeneralBY: digitial

Be not afraid of discomfort. If you can’t put yourself in a situation where you are uncomfortable, then you will never grow. You will never change. You’ll never learn.”

Jason Reynolds, author and poet

The AISA DEIJ Collaborative meeting on 18 October 2023, focused on topics covered in the second chapter of the AISA DEIJ Guide: Pathways to Transformation, Strategic Thinking.

Participants in the session discussed how to integrate DEIJ at a strategic level, touching upon governance, leadership, readiness to implement DEIJ, and human resource practices that foster a DEIJ-oriented atmosphere within your school. You can hear the rich dialogue, shared stories, and case studies in the session recording below. Participants shared their thoughts on the session:

  • ‘Some very good ideas here today.’

Wayne Burnett

  • ‘Thank you for the enlightening conversations.’

Maria da Rocha

  • ‘Let me just add that the guide is a GREAT resource.’

Matthew Steuer

DEIJ Collaborative meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month from 2:00 – 3:30 pm GMT. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of the upcoming sessions below:

    • 15 November 2023: Teaching and Learning
    • 20 February 2024: Supporting Students and Staff
    • 20 March 2024: Critical Issues in DEIJ/ DEIJ Case Studies
  • 17 April 2024: Tools and Templates/ DEIJ Partners
  • 15 May 2024: How Can We Measure the Progress We’re Making?

For more information and to join the AISA DEIJ Collaborative affinity group, visit the AISA community page here

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