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To be or not to be… OUT?

September 28, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

To be or not to be… OUT? – A Teacher Education For All (TEFA) event

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Room 310, Neville Scarfe Building

Join us for a lunchtime discussion about being out and open regarding one’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity in a school setting. For many this question can be daunting, while for others it seems simple. We’ll look at the advantages as well as the challenges. Several guests, including Glen Hansman, BCTF President, will share their perspectives. Whether this is a burning question for you, or you simply want to know how to support your colleagues who choose to be out, don’t miss this opportunity to learn more and join the discussion.

The Teacher Education for All! project will build capacity for faculty, staff, and students in Teacher Education at UBC to create and provide an inclusive culture, work place, and learning environment with a particular focus on intersectional approaches to thinking about sexual and gender diversity and pedagogical approaches to recognize, and intervene to transform, the impacts of systemic discrimination.

The Teacher Education for All! project is funded by the UBC-ARC Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Fund. ARC Foundation is a private foundation established in 2009, based in Vancouver, BC. ARC supports projects that exhibit Awareness, Respect and Capacity in improving the status of those who are marginalized in society by sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity or financial status. Funding has also been provided by UBC’s Equity and Inclusion Office.

More info: tefa.educ@ubc.ca




September 28, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Neville Scarfe Building
Room 310 - 2125 Main Mall