African Cultural Awareness Workshop
This workshop focuses heavily on cultural awareness. The facilitator, Adisa Saburi Adebesin is highly educated in several different areas, including fine arts, environmental management and education.
Exploring a wide range of educational and cultural material, Adisa strives to create a healthy atmosphere for cross-cultural learning.
This African culture workshop includes activities for children. Adisa will educate students through a variety of activities; he will present them with traditional costumes used by African communities in certain rituals, discuss the symbols behind cultural festivals, captivate students through storytelling and have them participate in traditional African dance.
In his African workshops for schools, Adisa can specialize the demonstrations and talks to fit specific needs and requests.
What happens in this workshop?
- Students will engage in open discussions about different aspects of African culture.
- Adisa will provide demonstrations of storytelling, costumes and the Yoruba language that is spoken in parts of West Africa.
- Participants will engage in African games, arts and crafts and traditional dances to increase cultural awareness.
What areas does this cultural workshop cover on the national curriculum?
African workshops for schools add to the global dimension of education. A multi-cultural education enables students to develop positive attitudes towards different backgrounds.
The interactive space actualised between children, young people, adults and the cultural educator challenges stereotypes on multiple levels and gives rise to an open, relaxed atmosphere in which mutual learning transpires.
What will young people get from this workshop?
- A greater understanding of the way people live in Africa.
- The opportunity to connect young people of African origin with their cultural heritage.
- The opportunity to connect young people of all origins to African cultures.
- Development of independent opinions and creative interpretations of different cultural ideas.
- A chance to celebrate diversity and cross-cultural learning in a healthy, relaxed atmosphere.
What do young people say about this cultural workshop?
“This class was great because we learned something we don't often talk about in our own classroom” –Tasha aged 15.
“This workshop allows children to understand, from firsthand experience, that there are differences and similarities in cultures.” -Edna, teacher.
“It makes children more tolerant of diversity. It widens children's experience and makes them more aware of diversity.” -John, teacher.
"We love the costumes and dancing.” -Rachel, teacher.
“This was a really useful, informative and fun session. All the pupils got involved and thought that this was the best session of the day.” -Henri, teacher.
What sizes does this workshop come in?
This cultural awareness workshop can easily be split into two, three or four groups based on the number of students who sign up.
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Contact us about this workshop
Our workshops can vary in cost, so please provide us with some more information eg, numbers, location and the workshop you are interested in and we will provide you with a personal quote.
We are very proud to say that we always aim to beat our competitor's costs whilst providing first class practitioners who will inspire and engage the young people they are delivering too! (Just take a look at our testimonials)
Workshops & activities suitable for:
Young People , Brownies & Girl Guides, Community Groups, Key Stage 1 Schools, Key Stage 2 Schools, Key Stage 3 Schools, SEN
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This workshop is available across the north of England and much of the rest of the country. We can also create a workshop especially for you – taking your budget, timeframes and location into consideration.
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