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Feminist Pedagogy

Introduction: Key tenets of feminist pedagogy
Feminist pedagogy is a way of thinking about teaching and learning, rather than a prescriptive method. As such, it is used in different ways and for differing purposes within and across disciplines and learning environments.
Definitions of feminist pedagogy vary widely, but there is common agreement on these three key tenets:

Resisting […]

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Join GEA!

The Gender and Education Association provides members with:

Access to, and support from, a feminist network through, for example, email lists, day seminars and conferences, and regional meetings
Reduced rates for: personal subscriptions to the journal Gender and Education; the Gender and Education international conference; GEA seminars and other events
Financial assistance for low-income members to attend GEA conferences and seminars
Regular GEA […]

Issues

Science and Gender Policy Reproduces Privilege

It has become global-policy commonsense that we need more people working in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and that we must increase the proportion who are female, and that these goals are linked. As a 2014 UK policy report on Women in Scientific Careers stated, a ‘compelling reason to tackle’ the gender gap ‘is […]

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GEA needs you: Apply for the paid social media internship

GEA SOCIAL MEDIA Internship
You will be working in a fast-paced, intellectually demanding environment where the primary goal is to enhance visibility of GEA activities through the website, twitter, Facebook and any other relevant social media platforms.
The core duties for the post include:

Creating content for the Gender and Education Website: http://www.genderandeducation.com
Creating content and providing support for […]

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Conference Announcement: Educating ‘Agenda’

 
 
GEA are excited to announce an upcoming conference in Wales: Educating ‘Agenda’ – Supporting Young People In Making Positive Relationships Matter. With equality, diversity, children’s rights and social justice at its heart, AGENDA enables young people to speak out on gender and sexual injustices and violence through their own and others’ change-making practices. It’s an affirmative, […]

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Statement From GEA

 

We have learned with concern about proposed legislation that would make it impossible or impracticable for the Central European University to continue its operations in Budapest.
We would like to express our admiration for Central European University and its Department of Gender Studies that has pioneered in promoting studying gender and education in the region and […]

Countdown to Conference

C2C: Connections and new directions

This post is part of our new Countdown to Conference (C2C) series. Are you attending conference? We would love to feature a brief blog post from you too! Visit our main Countdown to Conference page for details!
C2C: Connections and new directions
by  Nicole Christen
Attending the Gender and Education Conference will benefit my academic development by adding to […]

Countdown to Conference

C2C: My first GEA conference

This post is part of our new Countdown to Conference (C2C) series. We would love to feature a brief blog post from you too! Visit our main Countdown to Conference page for details!
C2C: My first GEA conference
by Dr Jessica Gagnon
The first GEA conference I attended was in Melbourne in December 2014. It was my first […]

Issues

UK Poverty

UK children from jobless households more likely to experience poverty and be out of work as adults
Children from disadvantaged families in the UK are more likely to have lower education, be out of work and experience poverty in adult life than their peers in other European countries, apart from Ireland and Belgium, according to new […]