Core Sociology teaching focused on the study of sociology of race and centring critical theories related to Critical Race Theory, critical race feminisms, postcolonialism and decolonialism. Modules focus upon embedding decolonial praxis within their pedagogy.

Resources required:

  • Staff engagement/time.
  • Space on institutional network to host content.

Available evidence of impact:

  • Attendance at events.
  • Page views.
  • Informing other university agendas.
  • Increasing understanding of decolonisation.

Links to available resources:

Implementation and potential challenges:

  • Resourcing.
  • Culture change.
  • Engagement.
  • Accountability.

How to Use:

  • Allocation of time for academic staff to work on module content.
  • Commitment to expertise in race when hiring new staff in your department.
  • Funding to hire student assistants of external consultants.
  • Additional work allocation model on module content.
  • Consider representation within reading lists and module content.
  • Think about how texts are taught, critiqued and how academic literacies are experienced.
  • Explore and deconstruct origins of discipline (all knowledge open to challenge and questioning).
  • Acknowledge intersectionality.
  • Allow students to explore identity and histories for a collective understanding of discipline.
  • Check for negative stereotyping.