You may have heard of student-driven campaigns such as #RhodesMustFall or 'Why Is My Curriculum So White?' These campaigns aim to draw attention to the Eurocentrism of university curricula, which frequently reinforce a white, Western worldview whilst devaluing alternative voices and perpetrating stereotypes. This is all part of a movement known as 'decolonising the curriculum'.
There is no easy simple definition of what decolonising the curriculum means. The concept will vary in meaning and import depending on perspective, culture and geography. Here are a few definitions: