Decolonising: Why and What? Tackling the Legacy of Colonialism in Curricula
From Benjamin Davies
In this video, students share their views on why decolonising the curriculum is needed. They also recommend measures to ensure decolonising is successful, both in terms of specific curriculum enhancements and in terms of the of the process of decolonising.
Explanatory note: Video narratives are compiled from extracts of weekly diaries maintained by first year students in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Manchester Met in autumn 2021. Without changing meaning, minor edits are applied to otherwise verbatim written content to improve fluency in the spoken word. Narrated by Anita Nessa, Neisha Woolrich-Fraser, Zoe Ka-Ncube, and Ajeet Samra (students and B.A.M.E. Ambassadors at Manchester Met) to preserve authors’ anonymity. Contact Theresa Nicholson (email@example.com) for further information.