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Antiracism Workshops

Free BCTF workshops about antiracism

The following workshops are free professional development opportunities for teachers and schools. It is recommended that schools book these workshops two to three weeks in advance of the anticipated date on which they will occur. All workshops are three hours in length.

To request these or other Social Justice workshops for a school-based, local, or regional professional development day, or a School Union Representative Training (SURT) day, please click on the “Book this Workshop” link below the workshop description on the BCTF Social Justice Workshops page.

Assertive Communication

(3 hours)
This workshop teaches the key principles of communication by exploring the differences between passive, aggressive, and assertive communication styles. Participants will develop skills through a variety of exercises, role play and practice, in order to effectively

Bafa Bafa (secondary)/Rafa Rafa (elementary)

Bafa Bafa (secondary) Rafa Rafa (elementary)(3 hours) (Cross cultural simulation game) Participants experience what it is like to live and cope in another culture. After the simulation, presenters will facilitate a discussion with the participants on what assumptions or

Incorporating Antiracist Strategies into BC's Revised Curriculum

Incorporating Antiracist Strategies into BC's Revised Curriculum(3 hours to full day) This workshop looks at privilege in society and how the legacy of our colonial past has shaped our present.  It provides some youth

Responding to Racism in the Workplace and the Classroom

Responding to Racism in the Workplace and the Classroom(3 hours) This skills based Antidiscrimination Response Training workshop is a powerful, practical way to promote awareness, and empathy, and to develop the skills to effectively respond

Strategies for Discussing Controversial Issues

Strategies for Discussing Controversial Issues (3 hours) Have you thought about teaching a controversial issue with your students but you’re not sure where to begin? This hands on workshop gives you practical strategies that you can use the next

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