Practical Skills for Teaching Inclusive History: CARGO Classroom
Discover how to create a more inclusive curriculum
On this four-week course from the University of Bristol, you’ll explore ways to help you combat social injustices in school history curricula, in particular when teaching African and African diaspora histories.
By the end of this course, you’ll have the tools and knowledge to implement a diverse and inclusive curriculum for your students.
Equip yourself with the CARGO Classroom resources
CARGO Classroom’s main focus is enrichment through education, readdressing the imbalance of a Eurocentric curriculum by shining a light on the accomplishments, achievements and contributions of individuals who are often overlooked or misrepresented in history.
This course will help you to develop your competence and confidence when teaching African and African diaspora histories by sharing best practices through CARGO classroom lessons and resources.
Explore the benefits of teaching African and African diaspora histories through real-life examples
Throughout the course, you’ll be introduced to different teachers and teaching students who all have a desire to enhance and diversify their curriculum.
You’ll hear their stories and how they are broadening their teaching, using CARGO classroom lessons and resources to teach African and African diaspora histories.
Learn from the experts at CARGO and the University of Bristol
This course is a collaboration between the University of Bristol, CARGO Movement and the Education, Justice, and Memory Network (EdJAM).
Using poetry, imagery and film to enhance the enjoyment of the learning experience, Cargo’s approach is focused on the use of accessible creativity to develop education resources. That’s why they are uniquely positioned to help you develop your teaching to include African and African diaspora histories.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Reflect on the importance of teaching African and African Diaspora histories
- Reflect on your own experiences and attitudes regarding African and African Diaspora histories
- Explore how and where teachers can develop their knowledge of African and African Diaspora histories
- Identify where CARGO classroom lessons and resources can fit into a History curriculum
- Apply CARGO Classroom Resources to teach African and African Diaspora histories
Who is the course for?
This course is designed primarily for school-based history teachers, especially those looking to offer a more diverse, representative, and decolonised curriculum.
It will also be of great interest to other practising and trainee teachers, educators, and teacher education providers.
Education Justice and Memory Network (EdJAM) is a network of researchers, educators and civil society organisations working in the arts, education and heritage. We are committed to creative ways to teach and learn about the violent past in order to build more just futures. EdJAM is funded by the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Global Challenges Research Funding (GCRF) Collective Programme.
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