Teaching topical, controversial and sensitive issues – an introduction
Wednesday 24th January 2024, 3.45pm – 5.45pm
An Introduction to Teaching Topical, Controversial and Sensitive Issues (e.g. eco-anxiety, war, racism, discrimination)
- Discuss the potential challenges and opportunities of addressing topical, controversial and sensitive issues in the classroom.
- Explore methods for positive engagement that address issues of mental health and wellbeing
- Examine existing guidance on teaching controversial issues.
- Engage with and share critical thinking techniques for tackling controversial issues in the classroom.
This is a taster for longer whole-school training that DECSY can provide.