EDI: Understanding Awarding Gaps: Causes, Considerations and Moving Forward

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 DCQE Staff Development Room (2nd Floor)

This training is focused on exploring the multiple factors that contribute to awarding gaps that manifest in groups across the student body.

The content provides academic staff with the foundation knowledge upon which to design and build learning opportunities, inclusive practices, and appropriate environments that aim to eradicate gaps and promote equity of opportunity, engagement, and belonging.

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Understand the causes of awarding both within and external to Higher Education Institutions.
  • Recognise the barriers across the student journey that reinforce and replicate disadvantages, create barriers, and contribute to awarding gaps.
  • Recognise the role of educators in reducing disadvantage and promoting social justice.
  • Develop strategies to promote equity of opportunity across the student body.

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