RESISTANCE

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Workshop bookings: rebecca@salaamshalom.org.uk

 

Aims of The Resistance Education Project;

  • To draw parallels between historical and contemporary forms of discrimination and its impact.
  • Help young people assess situations of conflict & progress from being bystanders to Resistors.
  • To increase young people’s confidence in preventing and challenging discrimination.We want to help equip young people with the skills and confidence to become active Resistors of prejudice and discrimination. Our workshops provide students with interactive media, hard hitting resources and the use of creative arts to analyze processes from bullying to genocide.The project is aimed at young people 16 to 18 year old’s to help them understand their role and responsibility in preventing prejudice and discrimination in their lives and the lives of the people around them.

    Project Objectives:

    • Young people will learn to identify key behaviours of ‘victims’, ‘perpetrators’, ‘bystanders’ and ‘resistors’ in any conflict situation.
    • Young people will become more aware of the wider impact that their attitudes and actions towards prejudice and discrimination can have on society; through analysing historical and contemporary examples.
    • Young people will have identified the most common forms of bullying and discrimination amongst their peers and they will be more motivated to take action to prevent them.

We want our students to feel they can sustain their learning  beyond the classroom. We want teachers to be fully equip with the necessary resources to support this journey and help address any issues around equality and diversity . This is why Salaam Shalom have produced a Resistance learning resource pack that can be downloaded absolutely free!

www.salaamshalom.org.uk/resistance-resources/


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