ERIC Number: ED336629
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Educating for a Change. A Skillshop for Trade Union Educators. Workshop Manual.
Doris Marshall Inst. for Education and Action, Toronto (Ontario).; Ontario Public Service Employees Union, Toronto.
Materials are provided from a 5-day course designed to help Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) educators produce a draft outline for an introductory course on employment equity. Other objectives of the course are as follows: (1) to strengthen OPSEU educators' skills in facilitation, design of education sessions, and addressing resistance in social change education; (2) to strengthen OPSEU educators' knowledge of adult and popular education methodology and specific resources useful in teaching about employment equity; and (3) to develop a core team of OPSEU educators to teach the course. Introductory materials include information on workshop planning and an overall course outline with session objectives. For each day of the course, these materials are provided: (1) a restatement of the objectives and agenda; (2) a brief description of the process; (3) task sheets for activities used; (4) details of selected activities; and (5) material produced by participants. Session titles are as follows: What's It All About; Introducing Equity Issues; Analyzing Systemic Barriers; Facilitation, Addressing Resistance, Design; and Role of the Union in Challenging Discrimination. The product, a manual for facilitators of a weekend course on employment equity, is provided. The course is divided into four sessions. These are divided into specific activities with guidelines for time, materials, and process. Task sheets and background notes are provided where necessary. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Foreign Countries, Labor Education, Learning Activities, Material Development, Popular Education, Sex Fairness, Social Change, Teaching Methods, Unions, Workshops
Doris Marshall Institute, 818 College Street, #3, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1C8 ($10.00 plus 20% shipping and handling; in Canada add 7% sales tax).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Ontario Ministry of Skills Development, Toronto.
Authoring Institution: Doris Marshall Inst. for Education and Action, Toronto (Ontario).; Ontario Public Service Employees Union, Toronto.
Note: For related documents, see CE 059 120-124. Based on a course in facilitation and design for staff and members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union who teach employment equity (Lake Simcoe, Ontario, January 8-13, 1989).