Hello LFS TAs,
Happy Thursday and welcome to your second official week of term.
UBC is hosting a couple of upcoming workshops to support addressing EDI (equity, diversity and inclusion) in the classroom setting. These workshops are a great way to become more familiar with principles of EDI, why it’s important and strategies to implement it in your teaching practice.
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in TAing Workshop
September 14, 21 and 28, 4:00 – 6:00pm | Audience: Teaching Assistants
EDI TA Workshop Opportunity: The Equity & Inclusion Office is offering online EDI in TAing workshops designed to prepare TAs to provide an inclusive learning environment. TAs will learn about power and privilege, the policies and guidelines that frame their work, and how best to support students as they navigate ethical dilemmas and potential conflicts. Workshops take place on September 14, 21 and 28. TAs can register at equity.ubc.ca/TA-workshops
Activating Inclusion Workshop: Tools and resources to support EDI planning and strategy
September 26, 2:00 – 3:30pm | Audience: Faculty, staff and postdoc scholars
Activating Inclusion Workshop: The Equity & Inclusion Office is offering an online workshop to help units embed equity, diversity and inclusion in their work. The workshop will cover tools and resources that units can use in their EDI planning and strategy. UBC faculty, staff, postdoc scholars and grad students interested in advancing EDI in their unit are welcome. Workshop takes place on September 26 from 2:00 – 3:30pm. Register at equity.ubc.ca/events.
Alysha Deslippe (MSc)
Doctoral Student, LFS TA Training Program Coordinator
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University of British Columbia | BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute