The Inclusive Practice Virtual Conference
The Inclusive Practice Virtual Conference will take place on Friday 3 July 2020, and is open to staff and students at the University.
The event will take place on Microsoft Teams from 9am until 12:30pm.
The conference will include a keynote address from Dr Gurnam Singh, who has a strong academic reputation in the areas of equity, social justice and inclusivity. Currently he is an Associate Professor of Equity of Attainment at Coventry University and Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick. He is also a Visiting Fellow in Race and Education at the University of Arts, London and Visiting Professor of Social Work at the University of Chester. He received his PhD in Sociology from the University of Warwick in 2004, and in 2009 was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship for his work on critical pedagogy. In 2019 he was conferred a Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts.
The conference will include the launch of the Inclusive Framework: Curriculum Design and Delivery and the Principles of Online Learning, Teaching and Assessment, as well as presentations covering Black Lives Matter and what this means for academia. There will also be a presentation on the University’s Race Equality Charter.
Speakers include Esther Shonibare, Sabbatical Officer in the Student Union, Dr Devinder Rana-Rai, Inclusive Practice Lead in the Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing and Professor Geoff Layer, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Wolverhampton.
This conference marks the beginning of a series of inclusive practice events which will take place over the next six months.
For further details and to book a ticket, visit: https://inclusiveconference.eventbrite.co.uk
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