Teaching & Learning


Creating an inclusive education: an introduction 28 Nov

28 November 2018, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

UCL Arena event image for curriculum. A picture of someone looking at handouts during an ABC curriculum design workshop

You will be introduced to making your curriculum and learning environments inclusive in this workshop led by the UCL Arena Centre.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff




UCL Arena Centre


Arena Room
1-19 Torrington Place, London
United Kingdom

Wednesday 28 November 13:00 - 14:00

UCL Arena Centre are delivering this session, which is open to all staff at UCL who support learning.  

This session will help you will identify blind spots and continuously build a more inclusive curricula and will explore three main themes: 

  1. ensuring students get a clear and deliverate sense that anyone can succeed in their chosen field, regardless of ethnicity, religion, gender, sexuality, physical or other status
  2. designing and modifying pedagogy and curricula to represent all students, and;
  3. designing assessment to engage with real-world interests and issues

After attending this session you will

  • support students learning in a resonsible, inclusive way
  • create more responsive curricula 
  • be able to communicate that anyone can succeed in your field, regardless of ethnicity, religion, gender, sexuality, physical or other status
  • connect with others working continuously for inclusive learning 

Who should attend

You should attend this session if you support learning and would like an introduction to inclusive education.    

About the Speaker

Dr Jason Davies and Dr Metaxia Pavlakou

at UCL

This session is delivered by UCL Arena Centre's Dr Jason Davies (SFHEA) and Dr Metaxia Pavlakou. 

Jason liaises closely with UCL Institute of Education and is a co Chair on Liberating the Curriculum.  He has been at UCL for over twenty years in a number of research and teaching roles across the Humanities and Social Sciences, and currently publishes on education-related areas such as threshold concepts.

Metaxia joined UCL Arena Centre last April as a Research Fellow working on the evaluation of the Connected Curriculum Framework. She has a background in Music Education and Psychology of Music and many years of teaching experience in primary and secondary education. Currently she is a Teaching Fellow involved in the Gateway and TAP courses in Arena One.