Teaching topical, controversial and sensitive issues – an introduction

Course Overview:
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. Contact DECSY for next course date.

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