*** Applications for 2020 are now closed. ***

Facilitators Course: Using a Decolonial Approach to Difference, Social Justice and Dialogue

The purpose of the facilitators course is to provide a space to learn, reflect, think critically and develop facilitation skills in the context of decolonising higher education. Through discussion, debate, and activities the course will help you to reflect on the context in which learning happens, explore and examine sites of learning such as universities, communities, and families, and enhance  and develop communication skills such as reflective and active listening, empathetic and compassionate reflection, questioning/probing and containment skills. You will also be required to facilitate a workshop as an outcome of the course.

Course Objectives:

  • To provide a space for critical thinking, reflection and learning to facilitate within a decolonial context
  • To provide a space for discussion on the challenges of communicating, and dialogue within a university context
  • To provide a space to develop and practise facilitation skill
Course Structure Course Dates
  • 3 Consecutive Days (10h00 to 15h00)
  • 4 - 6 February 2020
  • Weekly classes for 4 weeks that run from 16h00 - 19h00 on Tuesday evenings
  • 11 - 4 March 2020
  • You are required to do online work on Vula between classroom sessions.

Note: Decolonising Citizenship is FREE to all UCT students. It is not credit-bearing.