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Teacher’s view: Addressing bias in the classroom

In this video, hear from our teaching experts discuss the importance of recognising your own biases in your working practice and how to overcome them.

In the previous Step you’ve looked at unconscious bias and how this way of thinking leads to making automatic and unintentional judgments.

In the first of our round table discussions, watch Janine Evans John, Science Teacher and Luke Davies, Head of Drama, both from The Hurst Community College, discuss with Helen the assumptions some adults make when working with pupils, how it can affect their learning, and how to recognise and overcome your own unconscious bias.

Have you had to overcome any of your own unconscious bias? How did you recognise it and what did you do to overcome it?

Our course tip

We provide a written transcript of each video in this course, which you may find useful. You can find this by clicking ‘view transcript’ found underneath each video.

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