Respecting the diversity of the heritage, language, identity and culture of learners, their families and whānau, means recognising the diversity between cultures but also within a culture.
Harmful assumptions explores stereotypes, how racial stereotyping impacts learners, their sense of self-worth and their achievement, and what steps can be taken to resist and unteach them.
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These frameworks will support you to complete a simple audit of the texts you use and create, as well as the contexts that you use in teaching and learning, to begin to unteach the lessons society teaches learners about race, culture and identity.
ECE: Unteaching stereotypes and representations framework
Primary: Unteaching stereotypes and representations framework
Secondary: Unteaching stereotypes and representations framework