antiracist education

Ep 9: Confronting Colonialism and its Consequences with We Slaves of Suriname

Rudy, Arantxa, Gilberto and Minke all participated in the Xenolearn Book Club Fundraiser for Nederland Wordt Beter. Together, we read “We Slaven van Suriname” (We Slaves of Suriname) by Anton de Kom. De Kom’s book is an account of decolonial history, and reveals the experience of the oppressed across the Caribbean and adds to our understanding of struggles against slavery, imperialism and racism…

Ep 8: Learning Antiracism and Cultural Literacy with Leroy Hibbert

Leroy is an antiracism and cultural literacy educator based in London, Ontario, Canada. He joins us on this episode of The Xenolearn Podcast to discuss his work addressing racial inequalities, challenging stereotypes, and teaching cross-cultural understanding. With compassion and kindness, Leroy explains that it is ok to recognize physical differences, including skin colour…

Ep 7: Disability is Not Inability with Harriet Mukajambo

Harriet is the founder of a global youth lead organization that focuses on gender equality, diversity and inclusion, and sustainability called Global Learning for Sustainability. She joins us this week on the podcast to talk about the importance of breaking down gender stereotypes, destigmatizing physical disability, and representative leadership. Above all…

Ep 6: Healing and Teaching Change with American Teachers (Part 2)

Fareeha, Holly, Stephanie and Sinai have two things in common: 1. They are all teachers, and; 2. They all breathed a sigh of relief after the American Election in November 2020. We asked them how the American election has impacted their classrooms, and how they create a diverse and inclusive space for all students to learn and feel affirmed…

Ep 5: Healing and Teaching Change with American Teachers (Part 1)

Fareeha, Holly, Stephanie and Sinai have two things in common: 1. They are all teachers, and; 2. They all breathed a sigh of relief after the American Election in November 2020. We asked them how the American election has impacted their classrooms, and how they create a diverse and inclusive space for all students to learn and feel affirmed. We talked for hours and hours, so we’ve decided to edit our interviews into 2 parts…

Ep 4: Questionning Narratives on the News with Tayfun Balcik

Harriet is the founder of a global youth lead organization that focuses on gender equality, diversity and inclusion, and sustainability called Global Learning for Sustainability. She joins us this week on the podcast to talk about the importance of breaking down gender stereotypes, destigmatizing physical disability, and representative leadership. Above all…

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