This ‘Inclusivity Friday’ blog comes from Dr Julie Hulme, Reader in Psychology at Keele University, and Communications Officer for the Committee of the Association for National Teaching Fellows (CANTF). Here she shares her reflections on inclusion of disabled students*, and working with students as researchers. For more information, please contact Julie directly; you can also… Continue reading Amplifying disabled student voices
This post for 'Inclusivity Friday' has been shared with us by Fiona Stirling, Lecturer in Counselling at Abertay University. Fiona Stirling, Counselling Lecturer, Abertay University ‘Should higher education be about life, or something else?’ Brantmeier (2013, p1) The central premise of a pedagogy of vulnerability is defined by Kelly and Kelly (2020, p177) as ‘purposeful… Continue reading What can a pedagogy of vulnerability offer inclusivity in the academy?
This post was written by Lois Gray, Lecturer in Engineering, University of the Highlands and Islands. You may wonder why I am writing about unconscious gender bias, which, by its very definition, is resistant to conscious transformation. However, I believe we must force mindfulness, to address the gender data gap, which Criado-Perez (2019) notes harms… Continue reading Reducing Unconscious Gender Bias in Engineering Education