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November
23
2020

Socially just leaders: Anti-racism, allyship and action is an online session within Theme 4 of the Excellence in Headship programme.

About this event

Khadija Mohammed is a Senior Lecturer and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the School of Education and Social Sciences at the University of the West of Scotland. Khadija is the co-founder and Chair of SAMEE (Scottish Association of Minority Ethnic Educators). Khadija received the Scottish Trade Union Congress Equality Award in 2019 and is the first BAME Muslim educator to be elected as the Vice-Convenor of the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS)

This session rests upon the uncomfortable truth that racism is normal, it’s pervasive. It’s in society and it is in our institutional settings, it’s in the everyday! This platform will provide opportunities to engage in some critical discussions about racism and whiteness. As socially just leaders, it is important to develop a shared language around basic racial literacy so that you, as a leader, can name it, understand it and seek to change practice. It will be an opportunity to ask questions and share good practice in developing effective allyship leading to tangible actions.

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