Building the capacity of adult educators to create inclusive classrooms


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Author: Barrett, Shermaine


How can we build the capacity of adult educators to create inclusive classes within the context of student diversity? This article outlines a process through which adult educators can develop a better understanding of themselves in terms of their values, moral perspective, biases and prejudices and identify how these traits influence their interactions with their students. The assumption is that reflexivity, the willingness to self-reflect, enables instructor self-knowledge, which leads to better self-management and context management, resulting in turn in being better able to create an...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Adult and community education; Equity; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Adult educators; Capacity building; Diversity; Social inclusion

Published: Bonn, Germany: DVV International, 2017

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Journal number: 84

Journal date: 2017

Pages: pp. 72-77

ISSN: 0342-7633

Resource type: Article

Document number: TD/TNC 131.215

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