Learning in Inclusive Knowledge Societies After COVID-19
- Date: Tuesday 25 May 2021, 10:00 – 13:00
- Location: Online
- Cost: Free
Join us for a discussion exploring the links between learning, intersectionality, and inclusion in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The world is entering a new phase of socio-economic and political turmoil while access to knowledge, science, and technology becomes more crucial than ever before. This event will bring together key actors from the academic and the non-academic sectors and explore the multiple links between learning, intersectionality, and inclusion in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Welcome and Introduction:
‘Learning in Inclusive Knowledge Societies’ (Prof. Michalis Kontopodis, Director: Inclusion, Childhood and Youth Research Centre)
‘Education for Inclusive Futures’ (Prof. Alice Deignan, Head of School of Education)
‘Inclusion and Digital Transformation at the University of Leeds’ (Prof. Neil Morris, Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Digital Transformation)
‘Online Learning and Digital Inequalities in Higher Education’ (Chair: Prof. Neil Morris; Invited talk: Dr Bronwen Swinnerton, School of Education)
‘Listening to the experts: Putting children’s knowledge at the heart of child poverty research, policy and practice’ (Chair: Prof. Stuart Lister; Invited talk: Dr Gill Main, School of Education and Amelia Gunn, Leeds City Council)
Informal networking and closure of the event (Prof. Michalis Kontopodis, Director: Inclusion, Childhood and Youth Research Centre)
We strongly encourage you to register for this event via the Eventbrite page, so that we can monitor numbers and send you further guidance.
This event will be livestreamed through our YouTube Channel: https://youtu.be/sz096b9lV0M
You will have a possibility to ask questions to the invited speakers through the live chat.
BSL interpreters will provide simultaneous translation for people with hearing difficulties. Edited videos from the invited talks with written captions will become available soon after the event. If you have any further difficulties with accessing the livestream on YouTube, please email us and we will do our best to help troubleshoot.
If you are interested in inclusion and education, please do interact with us on our Twitter account inclusion@eduleeds.