A discussion about diversity, equity, and inclusion in physical education. In this presentation, Dominique will discuss context, wider responsibilities, and how we can get there as physical educators.
In this session Dominique builds on his keynote presentation and expands into HOW to provide equitable opportunities for our students.
You will have an opportunity to delve into your own programs to think of ways of unpacking what you already do so you can provide more equitable opportunities for students in your school.
- Country or region
- Reasons for teaching your curriculum
- Government and parent expectations
- Demographics of student body
- Importance and life learning with the students you have
- Including the voices of everyone
- Feedback from students
- Opportunities for the under represented
- Changes you can make to provide equity
The wider responsibilities
- Gender neutral changing rooms
- Access for those with physical, visual and audio impairments
- Provision for neurodiverse people
- Culturally responsive pedagogy
- Gender equality
- Religious sensitivity in and around physical activity (dress, religious festivals, norms and expectations)
How do we get there?
- Recruitment – Who are we hiring to teach our students?
- Educating our teachers
- Eliminating Biases
- Cultural awareness
- Understanding diversity, equity and inclusion
Job Role Applicability:
- PE Teachers
- Athletic Directors
- Dance Teachers
- Health Teachers
- Outdoor Education Specialists
- Lower Elementary [Age 4 - 6]
- Upper Elementary [Age 8 - 10]
- Middle School [Age 11 - 13]
- High School [Age 14 - 17]