Sunday, 15 April 2018
Trial Working Group Call Out
We are looking for educators, activists, academics, artists and writers to join us for a trial working group session that will discuss the uniformity of the current English literature curriculum at secondary school level in England, with a particular focus on the lack of African literature. The session will discuss the consequent issues resulting from the lack of literary diversity, considering what the impact is on learners; this session is part of Afrikult.’s Words that Travel Research and Development workshop programme that will take place in Norwich and London this summer term. We will be drawing on practical examples to highlight the positive outcomes of African literature being taught within secondary level education. The two hour working group session will be held in Norwich in late May and in London in mid-July. Details of speakers and venue will be confirmed and sent to invited participants ahead of the event.
As there are very limited spaces available if you would like to participate in this session, please tell us in 250 words about your experience in this area and what you would be able to contribute to the discussion.
Please send your 250 words to firstname.lastname@example.org, and indicate which working group you would like to attend, for Norwich by 10 May 2018 or London by 30 April 2018.
Share the posters below with those you believe would be interested in participating in the discussion.