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Category: <span>Equality, Diversity & Inclusion</span>

Wants, worries and woes: Starting the semester on the same page

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post, Kirsten Jenkins Lecturer in Energy, Environment and Society within the Science, Technology and Innovation Studies group and incoming Programme Director of the Energy, Society and Sustainability MSc., describes the importance of creating equity in the remote classroom in terms of both engagement and opportunities to succeed. Spotlight …

How do different education professionals do social justice work?

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this study, Paul Miller, Nola P. Hill-Berry, Kadia Hylton-Fraser and Shernette Powell ask what it means for education professionals to foreground social justice in their work. This qualitative phenomenological study of education professionals in England and Jamaica (two university lecturers, a principal, and a secondary school teacher) sheds light on …

Wikipedia as Learning Technology: Teaching Knowledge Activism vs Passive Consumption

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post, 4th year Classics student Hannah Rothmann describes the work of the University’s  Wikimedian in Residence, how Wikipedia is an instrumental step for many students in their learning and the relationship between the University and Wikimedia UK in improving knowledge exchange. Wikipedia as Learning Technology: Teaching Knowledge Activism …

Valuing diverse knowledges in higher education: a post-COVID proposition

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post from Advance HE, Hilary Noone Research and Projects Officer (REF Environment and NUCoREs), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Newcastle University argues that people-centred approaches, where everyone’s contribution is welcome, valued and acknowledged, can and should be implemented in the ‘new normal’ and will give institutions the …


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