Malcolm Richards


22nd November 2021:

Freedom In the City Festival 2021: Dreadlocks and the school system

Title: Dreadlocks and the school system

Chaired by Rob Mitchell and Prof. Shawn Sobers 

Presentation and panelist.


8th October 2021:

Freedom In The City: Researching RastafarI in Academia

Title: Close proximity to the words of the Dread: Black educators, dialogue and teacher education and development for the 21st century. 

Chaired by Dr Shawn Sobers and Professor Robbie Shilliam

Presentation and panelist.




September 2021:

Cultural Community Mentoring Project

Presentation, video and Q & A as part of BERA Annual Conference 2021. Online

3rd July 2021:

WomenEd Celebrating being 10% braver: Advocating for others

Being 10% Braver. Presentation, essay and Q & A. Online. Link: 

2nd March 2021:

Babylon Must Fall? Decolonzing relationships in teacher education, funds of knowledge and dialogic teaching in UK schools

Presentation and panelist. Higher Education and Social Inequality Research Group, University of Durham (UK)

8th February 2021:

Imposing Racial Discourses: Racism in Britain Today.

Presentation and panelist. Social Scientists Against The Hostile Environment, University College London.

Graduate School Skills Workshops

1st October 2020:

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (LTHE) Level 3

Self directed learning to build on the principles of LTHE level 2 course, leading to Associate Fellow/Advance HE.

1st March 2020:

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (LTHE) Level 2

A six week course looking in depth at learning, teaching, student support, assessment and evaluation. Covering teaching methods, planning, assessment, marking and feedback, teaching and evaluating practise and future professional development.


Cultural Competence

An extended six month training course on application of Cultural Competence framework as part of a collaboration between University of Exeter (UK) and Georgetown University (US).

Professional Meetings

March 2021:

Dialogic Pedagogy Journal

Editor Board member of Dialogic Pedaogy Journal