Understanding culture, race and gender

Understanding culture, race and gender

This foundational module  focusses on the concept of culture and the intersections of race and gender. Participants are encouraged to apply a complex and systemic understanding of culture, race and gender to their programs and projects, practicing an intersectional framework. This systemic understanding is required for the advanced and applied modules

Module Aims

To provide participants with a deeper understanding of the concept of culture and to further examine interlocking systems of oppression: race and gender.

Module Objectives / Outcomes

  • Participants can reflect on and consider their own cultural lenses and cultural position;
  • Participants can describe key elements of a critical and complex understanding of culture;
  • Participants can begin to identify how they can apply a complex understanding of culture, gender and race to their work.