The Inclusive Practice Partnerships (IPP) scheme is a university-wide initiative that empowers students and staff to work together to create a more inclusive curriculum. They do this through diversifying and decolonising their module content, and how it is delivered.
In 2020–21, the first year of the scheme, we employed 53 students as Inclusive Practice Partners (IPPs), rising to 64 students for 2021–22.
After training, the IPPs begin reviewing their modules, focussing on:
- the representation of racial, ethnic or cultural identities in curriculum content
- resource materials - including reading lists, as well as texts or images used in teaching
- possible other ways in which the subject could be structured or delivered.
Module staff are encouraged to work closely with IPP teams and can take part in partnership training with the Learning and Teaching Hub.