Thinking Differently: Race & Identity in the Classroom

  • Duration:
    1 Hours & 30 minus
  • Date & Time Mon 27 September 4:30pm - 6pm:
  • Free Online Event:

Join our Creative Schools + Creative Colleges⁠ and Autograph Gallery, to find out more on how to help your pupils think differently about sensitive issues including race, identity and citizenship.

This Free online session is for KS2-5 teachers and will introduce you to learning resources and support available for teachers. Providing you with diverse high-quality visual material and a free copy of Autograph’s learning resources for further use and display in your schools, along with a short.

Workshop content and learning resources are cross-curricular but may be particularly useful for subject teaching in art and design, photography, history, geography, PSHE and Citizenship, media as well as enrichment activities.

Engaging with sensitive subject areas through visual material made by artists to address issues of race, identity, migration, citizenship and multiculturalism, belonging and community. Activities using photographs to develop visual analysis and critical thinking skills.Creativity as a way to represent personal identity, produce social action campaigns and promote civic participation. Decolonising the curriculum through raising awareness of the experiences of Black and marginalised communities in shaping Britain’s multicultural society and its diverse identities and cultural heritages.

More about Autograph:
Autograph is a place to see things differently. Since 1988, we have championed photography that explores issues of race, identity, representation, human rights and social justice, sharing how photographs reflect lived experiences and shape our understanding of ourselves and others.

This event is delivered in partnership with Autograph Gallery, Creative Schools + Creative Colleges ⁠and Stratford Circus.

These sessions are funded by the Creative School + Colleges Membership Programme and aimed at teachers based in East London Boroughs.

We have a small number of places for non-member schools.

To find out more about the programme and how to join please click HERE.
Creative Schools + Colleges is hosted by Stratford Circus.

The workshop provided critical thinking, talking about sensitive yet urgent subjects around race and discrimination.