Workshop by Karttunen, Jari & Parkkinen, Anna-Liisa: Roleplay and drama supporting safe space for equality in education

The objective of the workshop is to create a safe space to create experiential knowledge that may be implemented for equality work in different surroundings and communities. The objective is also to explore creative tools to practise empathy, creativity and understanding of the power relations in the society. This enables the possibility to give thoughts on how role play and drama core is applied to different groups or individuals.

Target of this creative and playful workshop is to support work for coequal education, equal opportunities as well as a more equal working life.

Consisting of creative approaches to the themes of equality, gender sensitivity and safe space. Through playing and exploring it is possible to deepen our understanding of equality.