The aim of this session is to ensure that your curriculum provides students with the opportunity to see themselves reflected in the curriculum and to have access to learn about those with identities that differ from their own.
The cost of this Deep Dive course is US$ 250/person
This is an AISA Members Only Event. You must LOG IN to your profile on this website to register. Once registered, the AISA team will provide an invoice to facilitate the payment.
As the world grapples with the increased attention on social justice, international schools are experiencing a reckoning with their own need to examine equity. While international schools strive for inclusivity and respect for all, curricular choices do not always represent the cultures, backgrounds, and experiences of their students, the host country, or the world at large.
In an increasingly complex and global world, it is essential for students to both see themselves reflected in the curriculum (mirrors) and have access to perspectives that are different from their own (windows.) Students must feel valued and seen, and at the same time, students need to develop empathy and appreciation for what may be unfamiliar. How can educators make curricular choices that create a true sense of belonging, promote equity, and avoid the imbalance of over-representation? How can changes in curriculum lead to sustaining shifts in class and school culture?
As a result of attending this deep dive session, participants will:
The AISA online Deep Dives are a balanced mix of Synchronous (interactive online learning involving external expert and peer to peer collaboration) and Asynchronous (distance, self-paced and peer-to-peer learning) learning facilitated over a period of 5 weeks.
|WEEK||DATE||TIME (GMT)||LEARNING COMPONENT|
|1||Tue. 14 Sept. 2021||15:30 – 16:30||Introductory Meeting|
|2||Tue. 21 Sept. 2021||15:30 – 16:30||Interactive Workshop|
|3||Tue. 28 Sept. 2021||15:30 – 16:30||Interactive Workshop|
|4||Tue. 05 Oct. 2021||15:30 – 16:30||Interactive Workshop|
|5||Tue. 12 Oct. 2021||15:30 – 16:30||Summative Meeting|
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