Mindset and Achievement: Addressing Systemic Bias and Discrimination

Details

In this session, Anthony will address the connection between traditionally underserved populations and institutionalised discrimination. There will be a strong focus on the concept of meritocracy vs. egalitarianism. This workshop will uncover the hidden benefits of privilege (racial, economic, language, etc.) and its impact on school culture and persistent achievement gaps. 

Objectives and Outcomes 

  • Understand the nature of subtle and institutionalised discrimination. 
  • Reflect on current school policies and norms in relation to their underperforming population. 
  • Understand the difference between meritocracy and egalitarianism.

Additional Information

SKU CONF2019JAE
Session Session 1 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Day Day 4
Strand Culture

In this session, Anthony will address the connection between traditionally underserved populations and institutionalised discrimination. There will be a strong focus on the concept of meritocracy vs. egalitarianism. This workshop will uncover the hidden benefits of privilege (racial, economic, language, etc.) and its impact on school culture and persistent achievement gaps. 

Objectives and Outcomes 

  • Understand the nature of subtle and institutionalised discrimination. 
  • Reflect on current school policies and norms in relation to their underperforming population. 
  • Understand the difference between meritocracy and egalitarianism.