‘Race’ in Social Policy: SPA Teaching and Learning Day, Friday 20th May – Register Today!

Registration is now open for the Social Policy Association’s annual Teaching and Learning Day, which will take place on Friday 20th May at the University of Nottingham and online

The theme of the event is ‘Race in Social Policy’, and features a range of excellent speakers who have contributed to the Social Policy and Society special issue on Race in Social Policy (currently available to read open-access here).

The event is free and runs from 10am to 4pm with lunch provided, or online during the morning session only for this unable to attend in person.

The event is hosted by the University of Nottingham on campus at the East Midlands Conference Centre, and supported by the Social Policy Association, Social Policy and Society, and the International Centre for Public and Social Policy.

If you are a student travelling from outside of Nottingham, we have a limited amount of stipends available on a first come-first served basis.

Please visit the following pages for more information and to sign-up:

Morning Session Presentations:

The Missing Dimension: where is ‘race’ in social policy teaching and learning?’ Key research findings– Professor Gary Craig, University of Newcastle

Experiences of BAME Students at the UoN – Key research findings – Ms Catherine Williams, University of Nottingham

A Lecturer’s Perspective: a critical reflection of teaching ‘Race’ and ‘Racism’- Dr Jo Britton, University of Sheffield

Student Voices– Students from University of Swansea and University of Nottingham

A Reflection on the plenary presentations (online)– Professor Karen Rowlingson, University of York, SPA Chair

Afternoon Workshops:

Diversifying the Social Policy Curriculum- Dr Barbara Adewumi and Dr Lavinia Mitton, University of Kent

Progressive Relational Pedagogy and its impact on students from African, Asian and other Minoritised Groups (AAMG)- Mr Johanne Gilroy and Ms Maxine Greaves, Principles of Success C.I.C

Enhancing the Learning Experience of BAME Students- Lim Dr Hyun-Joo Lim, Bournemouth University

This event is funded by the Social Policy Association and supported and organised by Social Policy and Society Journal and University of Nottingham International Centre for Public and Social Policy.