Principles of Success: Facilitating Sustainable Transformation through a Progressive Relational Pedagogy

CAINE, Jamie, GILROY, Johanne, GREAVES, Maxine and MADRIAGA, Manuel (2021). Principles of Success: Facilitating Sustainable Transformation through a Progressive Relational Pedagogy. Social Policy and Society.

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    University staff from African, Asian and other Minoritised Groups (AAMG) are not resigned to the pervasiveness of white supremacy in the corridors, classrooms, and lecture theatres of the academy. This article articulates a self-study, where we employ our own narratives and stories, as leaders, teachers, and students on a race-specific initiative. The work presented here attempts to offer a counter-narrative to the colour-evasive discourse and policymaking throughout the English Higher Education sector that perpetuates deficit perspectives for AAMG students. In addition to this, we propose a ‘Progressive Relational Pedagogy’ that provides a strong foundation for meaningful work across the Higher Education sector. In doing so, we provide a way forward in policy and practice to sustain the cultural richness, heritages, and authenticities of AAMG students. The narrative concludes with pragmatic steps towards enhancing organisational alignment, integration and governance through a race inclusion lens, courtesy of leveraging steps from a Race Inclusion Framework that is underpinned by the LEAD Enterprise Ontology (von Rosing and Laurier, 2015; Caine and von Rosing, 2018).

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: 1605 Policy and Administration; 1607 Social Work; 1608 Sociology
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    SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
    Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
    Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2021 10:05
    Last Modified: 05 Oct 2021 11:05

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