Skillshare Diversity: Language, Religion and Exceptionalities | Dr. Warren Chalklen | Skillshare

Skillshare Diversity: Language, Religion and Exceptionalities

Dr. Warren Chalklen, Education Innovator

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5 Lessons (1h 7m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Language and Diversity

    • 3. Exceptional Children in Diverse Environments

    • 4. Recognizing religious diversity

    • 5. Summary


About This Class



This course is perfect for anyone interested in deepening their knowledge about how language, religion and exceptionalities intersect with diversity. 

As a college professor I have travelled the world teaching students the value of diversity in their work and lives. I share these insights throughout this course.


To build prosperous communities, nurturing schools, and innovative businesses; we require understanding of how to work with people from all walks of life. This course systematically prepares anyone interested in diversity and multiculturalism with important skills to make their environments more inclusive, safe, productive, and connected.

Concepts covered include the cultural, historical, and philosophical foundations of education in a multicultural society. We begin by outlining the principles of multicultural education, before looking at the connections between issues such as race, class, gender, and sexual orientation.

We also cover less addressed issues of diversity such as language, geography, religion, and the youth culture. Optional discussions, activities, and a range of additional readings deepen the learning so that anyone taking the class can put the ideas into practice right away.