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Become a more just and equitable educator

The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning has many ways to help you better align your teaching with principles of equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-oppression.

April 7, 2022 — 

A commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in teaching and learning means a commitment to lifelong self-education and ongoing action. The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning offers numerous workshops and events to help you become a more just and equitable educator, all coming up in April and May.

Equity, diversity and inclusion workshops

The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning offers workshops that centre diverse voices and viewpoints. Sign up for one of our April workshops such as:

Centering Indigenous, Black, and Racialized Peoples’ Stories in Teaching and Learning

This monthly noon-hour gathering features Indigenous, Black and racialized University of Manitoba instructors and staff sharing stories of teaching and learning from a variety of cultural perspectives. This series will affirm and centre distinct educational experiences, build solidarity across diverse communities and provoke reflection and action among all who listen.

Register for Centering Indigenous, Black and Racialized Peoples’ Stories in Teaching and Learning

Indigenous Storicals (Storytelling) 

The word “storical” refers to personal narratives, histories, experiences, truths and entertainment. Storicals, a play on the word historical, serves as a prefix that describes a non-gender point of view that can educate us regarding morals, sacred places and in helping others through teaching and learning using Indigenous Knowledges (IK). Within this four-part foundational workshop series, we will hear from three Indigenous orators who will guide us through various teachings of story, be it in the past, the present and future. We invite you to explore through discussion how story could be implemented in your curricular design.

Register for Indigenous Storicals

Learn more about all of our equity diversity and inclusion workshop offerings.

The Teaching Café, Exploring Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Teaching and Learning – May 4, 2022

The Centre will celebrate teaching innovation at the University of Manitoba by hosting the annual Teaching Café on Wednesday, May 4, from 8:50 AM – 12:00 PM online via Zoom. Several university educators will present on the theme, Exploring Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Teaching and Learning.

The Teaching Café is open to all faculty and instructors at the university. Registrants can attend one, some, or all sessions. TLC Program participants will be required to attend the event in its entirety to receive credit for the Teaching Café.

Register for the Teaching Café

Learn more about The Centre’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion on The Centre’s website.

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