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Show Racism the Red Card: Evaluating the impact of anti-racism educational interventions on the attitudes of young people in secondary school education

Kingett, James, Abrams, Dominic, Purewal, Kiran (2017) Show Racism the Red Card: Evaluating the impact of anti-racism educational interventions on the attitudes of young people in secondary school education. Equality and Human Rights Commission, 41 pp. (KAR id:64651)

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Abstract

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) funded Show Racism the Red Card (SRtRC), in partnership with the University of Kent, to adapt a more generic evaluation tool from the Anne Frank Trust UK (2014, 2016) to evaluate the impact of SRtRC’s anti-racism educational intervention on the attitudes of young people in secondary school education.

Understanding whether, and how, SRtRC is meeting its intended aims will enable the organisation to strengthen its current educational content and form part of a ‘virtuous circle’ of feedback to support the continual revision and development of SRtRC workshops with both young people and adults.

equip young people with a better understanding of what racism is and how it affects individuals (both ‘targets’ and ‘perpetrators’) and society

? increase young people’s awareness of critical thinking and its usefulness in challenging stereotypes and recognising media bias

The evaluation was designed to determine the extent to which the first two of these aims are satisfied by the interventions and examine areas in which the interventions are, or are not, effective in achieving the stated outcomes. These goals were

Available resources limited the scale and scope of the evaluation, and so the evidence is primarily relevant to outcomes associated with the first two aims, but also helps with consideration of aspects of the third and fourth aims by highlighting further areas for exploration by future evaluations.

Item Type: Research report (external)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Psychology > Centre for the Studies of Group Processes
Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Psychology
Depositing User: Emily Fell
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2017 11:31 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:50 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/64651 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Abrams, Dominic: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2113-4572
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