CER Symposium: Black Lives Matter and Education: Pathways to Action

Event Name
CER Symposium: Black Lives Matter and Education: Pathways to Action
7 July 2020
01:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Address (Room): https://uws.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WQjQcqHlTAiycxC0jxJ94g


The Black Lives Matters protests of 2020 have sparked widespread interest and support in the long-running movement both in Australia and overseas. The protests have been a catalyst for critical conversations around racial justice and the need to address systemic and institutional racism in all spaces. Western Sydney University’s Centre for Educational Research is uniquely placed to discuss the implications for all sectors of Education. This online symposium features research from Higher Education, Initial Teacher Education, Schools, Early Learning and community education. This symposium offers the following presentations as well as an opportunity for questions and discussion.


  • Michelle Trudgett: The rightful place of Indigenous Australians in the academy
  • Stacey Kim Coates: Educate the Educators
  • Michelle Locke: Why Black Lives Matter in Early Childhood Education
  • Loshini Naidoo: Citizen Other: Longing for Belonging
  • Alfred Mupenzi: How can I honour my identity as an African and keep a blind eye to history?
  • Rachael Jacobs and Jacqueline D’Warte: Inclusive and anti-racist expressions: Exploring diverse linguistic and artistic repertoires in the classroom

Speakers: various

Web page: https://uws.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WQjQcqHlTAiycxC0jxJ94g

Name: Jo Dunbar


School / Department: Education