Liberating Structures, Ongoing engagement

Teaching Ethics with Theatre of the Oppressed and Liberating Structures

Engage everyone in making sense of profound challenges. Use to address difficult or confusing topics.

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Teaching Ethics with Theatre of the Oppressed and Liberating Structures
Educator prep: None
Student prep: None
Video conferencing
Duration: 30+ mins

Activity purpose

Engage students in activities to discuss/explore ethical issues in structured ways that enable creative problem-solving.

Useful for

Courses that involve ethical or controversial issues.


Yes, see description for each activity type.



Synchronously, somewhere between 25-60 minutes.

With asynchronous preparation, it may take less or be completely asynchronous.

Technical requirements

Different for each approach - see their descriptions.

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