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From Awareness to Action—Anti-Racism in the Union

Welcome to From Awareness to Action—Anti-Racism in the Union! This self-paced course will provide you with the opportunity to deepen your understanding of concepts related to anti-racism and anti-oppression, and how they apply in the BCTF union context. The overall goal is for this learning to support your work as union advocates, increase solidarity among you and your colleagues, and empower you with the tools to support your growth as an agent of change.

In recognition that many of you are at various stages in your learning about anti-racism and anti-oppression, this course is designed to be accessible to all levels. For those of you who are at the beginning stages of your learning, welcome! Hold onto your curiosity and let it guide your learning. For those of you who have been on this journey for some time, you are encouraged to explore new ideas that may be sparked while participating in this training.

This course is designed to be an instructional tool, and you are encouraged to use it for your learning in union spaces and in your classrooms.

This training is divided into four modules and can be navigated in any order you prefer, or you may want to revisit this material in the future as a resource after you have taken the course.

Module One—Understanding Race and Racism

Module Two—Anti-Racism is Union Business

Module Three—Changing Internally for External Change

Module Four—Knowing Your Rights

To access the course please do the following:

STEP 1—Click on the link or copy/paste it into your web browser—bctf.instructure.com/enroll/Y6FNDK.

STEP 2—Enter your name and email.

STEP 3—Click on “Enroll in course.”

STEP 4—Go to your email, you should have received an email from Instructure Canvas. You will be redirected to complete your enrollment. Check your spam/junk mail folder if it is not in your inbox.

STEP 5—Create a password.

STEP 6—Complete enrollment and begin the course at your leisure.

If you do not receive an email from Instructure Canvas to complete your registration, please email canvasadmin@bctf.ca for support.


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