Black History – Windrush-Online Course-Community Learning

Thu, Jun 10, 2021, 10:00 AM – Thu, Jul 1, 2021, 10:00 AM BST

This course will:

  • Introduce the Windrush Generation – who they are, why they were invited and why they came
  • Explore post-war British society 1948 – 1968
  • Discuss the Race Relations Act and subsequent legislation
  • Celebrate the legacy of the Windrush Generation
  • Examine the Windrush scandal

What will be covered on the course? What will be taught to learners?

  • Caribbean and British history pre and post WW2
  • The impact on British Society after the arrival of The Windrush Generation
  • The Race Relations Act and subsequent legislation and how it played a part in changing attitudes
  • The legacy of the Windrush Generation both in Britain & the Caribbean
  • Background of the Windrush immigration scandal

What will learners achieve by the end of the course?

  • A knowledge of British society at the time of the Windrush arrival
  • An understanding of the Race Relations Act and subsequent legislation
  • Be able to Identify the impact of the Windrush Generation on British society
  • An understanding of the Windrush immigration scandal
  • Learners are advised to bring along a pen and paper.

As this course is online, a suitable device such as laptop, smart phone, tablet or computer will be required to access the course. Zoom will be used for the live sessions and the link will be sent to you once your enrolment has been completed.

Booking your place and fee information

  • To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:


Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.
You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking. If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Greater London, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West Midlands and West of England.

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