Anti-racism and interculturality

Teaching resources

Aula Intercultural. A project that aims to advance in the construction of an education in pursuit of respect and coexistence between different cultures. Through the web various resources are offered such as teaching units, awareness campaigns as well as spaces for exchange between schools and teachers.

Antiracism BCTF. The BCTF (British Columbia Teacher’s Federation) action group offers a section dedicated to supporting teachers to tackle and eliminate all forms of racism at school and in the community. On the web, you can find classroom projects, a calendar with relevant dates, audiovisual resources, reading recommendations for teachers and students, etc.

Asociación de Enseñantes con Gitanos (AECGIT) works to create an environment of social coexistence and cultural interrelation among the multiple and diverse cultures that make up our society. On its website, you can find various materials and resources both to work in the classroom and to learn about the situation of the Romani people at school.

Black Lives Matter. The Black Lives Matter movement is a nonviolent peace movement that systematically examines the injustices that exist at the intersections of race, class, and gender. Teachers and members of the educational community collect various educational resources dedicated to strengthening the movement. On the website they offer didactic units for primary and secondary students, selection of audiovisual resources, readings for educators, etc.

Challenge islamophobia project. A project promoted by Teaching for Change  from which Islamophobia is approached from a critical perspective, away from the resources that put the focus on details of Islamic faith and practice because Islam is not the root of Islamophobia. The proposed lessons invite you to think differently when investigating Islamophobia as a form of racism.

Disrupt Texts. A tool oriented to the reflection of the teachers. This initiative arises with the intention of helping teachers committed to teaching anti-racism and against prejudice. From time to time on Twitter, through the hashtag #DisruptTexts, different texts are proposed for discussion with a modality called “slow chat”, so that the discussions and reflections are flexible and adapted to the different times of the the participants.

Interculturality. The Educatolerancia website dedicates a section to educational resources, children’s and youth bibliography, and audiovisual material on interculturality.

Racism and xenophobia. The Educatolerancia website dedicates a section to educational resources, children’s and youth bibliography on racism and xenophobia.

Un barrio de colores.  An online game designed for primary students by International Cooperation. Through the game, a series of situations are presented in which boys and girls, as protagonists, have to make different decisions that entail a caring attitude, the promotion of human values ​​such as friendship, generosity, respect and knowledge of the diverse cultures with which they live.

Audiovisual resources

Alike. An animated short film about how a father tries to teach his son the right way. But … what is the right path?

¿Con qué sueñas? is a documentary series that shows the contrasts and diversity of Chile, through the lives of boys and girls from different parts of the country. The protagonists are boys and girls, between 7 and 13 years old, from different parts of Chile. Children from the north, the center, the south, extreme places, border areas, the capital city, the countryside, the coast and original cultures. Life and dreams of Chilean children.

The Class.  A film that chronicles life in a class: a community of 25 people who have not chosen to be together, but who must work within four walls during a school year. A class led by a young teacher located in one of the most marginal neighborhoods in France.

Los hijos del Ayllu. A Spanish-Peruvian animation and documentary co-production, coordinated by the collectives “Pequeños Dibujos Animados” (Mario Torrecillas and Natalia Pérez, from Spain) and La Combi (Peru). The animated short tells the life of a group of boys and girls from the Quechua town of Auquimarca (Andes, Peru). They tell their own vision of the world and the reality in which they live, through the images that they recorded and animated themselves. Ten minutes full of emotion, truth and injustice.

Mi patrimonio is a Chilean documentary microprogram that explores the lives of people and communities that are carriers of our cultural heritage. By making their stories known, all of them significant to our identity, we can account for the cultural and traditional diversity of Chile.

Pichintún is a Chilean docu-animation that rescues everyday stories of girls and boys between 9 and 10 years old, the places they inhabit, their games, pets and traditions. The first season deals with stories of children belonging to the Rapanui, Aymara and Mapuche people. The second season incorporates the Licanantay and Pehuenche towns; it includes Chilean traditions such as the Cuasimodo festival, sheep shearing and the transhumant festival; and includes two stories of inclusion and diversity, through the story of a Colombian girl and a blind boy

Tikitiklip is an audiovisual resource formed by a set of animations inspired by various aspects of the ancient cultures of America and intended for a children’s audience.