The Myth of Colour Blindness

Course Dates: 01/12/20
Time: 11:00 - 16:00
Location: Online
Tamikah Andrew-Thomas
Natalie Kennedy

The concept of colour blindness carries an assumption of a well-intentioned state of equality. However is this fact or a myth?

This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.


What is the course about?

The course aims to raise awareness around the limitations of having a colour blind approach in practice and instead promoting racial consciousness.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

• A brief exploration of the ways in which the colour blind approach has developed over time
• De-mystifying colour blind concepts
• Personal and professional inventories
• Developing race consciousness in practice.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• Briefly explain the history of the colour blind approach
• Identify the limitations of a colour blind approach
• Identify the advantages of a race conscious approach and one way in which this can be applied in practice.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

• Professional Introduction
• Students should be in practice (whether qualified or placement).

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

• Experiential exercises
• Slides
• Discussion
• Q&A.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

• There are no other costs
• Notebook and pen.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Please review our new Racial Awareness Project Section online and in the term guides.

Tutor Biographies
We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.

Book your place

Course Code: PRC001

Tue, day, 01 Dec - 01 Dec '20

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £79.00
Senior fee: £63.00
Concession: £54.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

Any questions?
or call 020 7492 2530

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