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Come participate in an interactive session that unpacks the importance of fostering spaces that champion both vulnerability and empathy with your students.
This FLO Friday session will model how to use online apparatus to facilitate discussions about contemporary topics that consider society, culture, bias, and justice through the lens of your student’s experiences.
This session will be hosted in Collaborate Ultra.
Your fabulous facilitator for the session will be Olaolu Adeleye. Olaolu has a passion for social development issues seen through the application of an intercultural lens which is informed by his studies in international development and experiences with various global organizations. These include the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Right to Play, the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and UNICEF Peru. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Development from Dalhousie University (2008) and a Master of Science in Poverty Reduction: Policy and Practice from the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (2013). As an associate faculty member at Royal Roads University, Adeleye translates this international experience into engaging approaches that reframe contemporary global issues.
- AnswerGarden activity – Who is the “Other”?: https://answergarden.ch/1291793
- TED talk – The danger of a single story, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: https://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_ngozi_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story
- Padlet activity – Brave, Safe & Ethical Spaces: https://padlet.com/oadeleye/Bookmarks
- Intersectionality 101 by Olena Hankivsky