Skip to 0 minutes and 9 seconds Inclusive practice, equality and diversity, accessibility: these are all words we might hear in higher education. But what do they actually mean for you as the student? This course explores inclusive practice in higher education and its links to other key concepts, placing student experience and engagement at the forefront. How can you get involved in promoting inclusive learning and teaching, and what role can you play in facilitating an inclusive learning environment? Most importantly, how can you make a positive change within your institution?
Skip to 0 minutes and 39 seconds Designed by students for students, this course draws on the personal experiences and perspectives of students and staff from across the University of York, but is aimed at any student at any stage of their Higher Education journey, whether you are about to enter into university, or are completing a PhD. Over the span of three weeks, you will engage in discussions around a number of underlying principles to develop your understanding of inclusive learning and explore how to make higher education environments more accessible, engaging and welcoming for everyone. The course explores topics including decolonisation, language, accessibility, community, belonging, and student partnerships.
Skip to 1 minute and 16 seconds With a more developed and reflective understanding of inclusion, you will then be encouraged to think about your unique positionality within higher education environments and the actions you can take as a student when committing to inclusive learning and teaching within your institution. Join now, and learn about inclusive learning at higher education and beyond.