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Unconscious Bias in the Classroom · FE Colleges

CPD with Baasit Siddiqui



WHEN IS IT?

Session 1 – Tuesday 8 June 2021, 3.00pm – 5:15pm (FE College online session)

Session 2 – Tuesday 15 June 2021, 3.00pm – 5.15pm (FE College online session)

who is it for?

This CPD may be of particular interest to those who work in SLT, to staff with careers, pastoral or transition/progression responsibilities, to subject teachers and to SUN Progression Mentors. Anybody who works within an FE college is welcome to attend.

what will it cover?

Challenge your unconscious bias in the classroom and develop strategies to challenge and reflect on unconscious bias in yourself and those around you.

In two interactive training sessions, Baasit will cover:

  1. What unconscious bias is and what it is not
  2. Types and examples of unconscious bias within a college setting, including unconscious bias related to admissions and specific subjects/ qualifications
  3. Supporting you to develop a greater awareness of your own unconscious biases and how these influence your decisions, actions and behaviour in your work with students
  4. Identifying possible consequences/ impact of unconscious bias on staff and students in an education setting
  5. Supporting you to know how to respond to instances of unconscious bias when you witness it in yourself and others.

You will also receive a toolkit of practical resources to support you with tackling unconscious bias within your college setting.

This CPD is delivered in two sessions. To get the most out of the training, please register for and attend both Part 1 and 2. If this is not possible, please sign up for the session you can attend.

Baasit is the managing director of Siddiqui Education Ltd. With ten years of teaching experience and a unique journey as one of the ‘Siddiqui’s’ on the BAFTA and NTA award-winning television show ‘Gogglebox’, he aims to educate, motivate and build aspirations of school children across the nation.

As a former head of department, he has witnessed the changes and challenges facing state schools over the last decade. As such, Baasit is committed to giving students a unique and inspiring educational experience – one which helps develop a whole host of vital transferable skills as students progress through their educational and employability journey.

Throughout his time as an educator, teacher trainer and business owner, Baasit has developed his skill set and built a strong foundation of support from collaborators, equally as dedicated to supporting disadvantaged students. His strategies for supporting students aim to help them achieve their goals – and now he is committed to sharing them, along with his experience and expertise, with educational and business professionals as part of Siddiqui Education Ltd.


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This CPD is delivered in two sessions. To get the most out of the training, please register for and attend both Part 1 and 2. If this is not possible, please sign up for the session you can attend


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