This article focuses on how to improve your curriculum in relation to race. You can, and should, apply similar principles to improve diversity in terms of gender, disability and sexual orientation. Use our curriculum audit for gender and LGBTQ+ inclusivity to help you do this.
Your review should have 3 aims: representation, re-framing and anti-racism
Re-framing how certain subjects are taught after examining how they are taught through a western or colonial lens This is also known as “decolonising the curriculum”. This isn't necessarily changing what you teach, but how you teach it. For example, teaching the British Empire as “invading