Intercultural Pedagogy and Learning (part of CapU's Certificate in University Teaching & Learning)


Hosted by: Centre for Teaching Excellence

This facilitated workshop series provides faculty with the background pedagogy on culturally relevant pedagogy and inclusiveness teaching practices to support all learners.

By the end of this intensive workshop, participants will:

  • reflect on the relationship between Uncertainty, Risk, and Fear in teaching (pedagogy/practices) and learning.
  • explain the historical development of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy (CRP) and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy (CRsP).
  • interrogate the practicalities of the three foundational tenants of CRP/CRsP in classroom practices (academic achievement, cultural competence, socio-political consciousness).
  • utilize the language of equity, diversity, positionality, intersectionality, inclusion, decolonization, indigenization, and pedagogy, in their own practice.
  • discuss and reflect upon case study/scenarios representative of common course/class challenges related to 1) Physical, Cognitive, and Perceived ability, 2) Gender, Sexuality, and Identity, 3) Race, Culture, and Language, and 4) Colonization, Decolonization, and Indigenization.
  • utilize concepts and experiences from this workshop to begin developing a "positionality statement" for their course syllabi, classroom practices, teaching portfolio, etc.

Offering June 2022 (PD Period):

June 13 (Mon) to June 17 (Fri)
 9 AM – 3 PM

Online (face-to-face via Zoom/Teams)

Preliminary Schedule can be viewed here.

Offering February 2023 (Reading Week):

February 21 (Tues) to February 24 (Fri)
 9 AM – 3 PM

Face-to-face, in-person

Offering June 2023 (PD Period):

June 12 (Monday) to June 16 (Fri)
 9 AM – 3 PM

Face-to-face, in-person 

To successfully complete this workshop, participants are required to take part in ALL face-to-face/synchronous sessions (approximately 15 hours), with a further commitment (approximately 9 hours minimum) for independent preparation and reflective activities. 

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Questions?  If you have any questions, please contact the Centre for Teaching Excellence at 604.986.1911 ex 3433 or [email protected] 


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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the unceded sovereign Indigenous Nations of Lil’wat, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm(Musqueam), Shíshálh (Sechelt), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh(Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh).