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
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Grammar Schools: The Rise and Fall of ‘Evidence-Informed Policy’?

Much has been written on the subject of grammar schools in light of Prime Minister, Theresa May’s declaration to reintroduce selective schooling to England. Several counties currently still offer grammar schools as an option for students leaving primary school but May wishes to roll out many more across the country, citing ‘social mobility’ and ‘better chances’ […]

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Putting Intersectionality To Work In GEA!

This past June’s 2016 GEA conference was the very first GEA conference to put ‘Intersectionality’ in the title! It was entitled ‘Gender Equality Matters: Education, Intersectionality and Nationalism’ at Linköping University, Sweden, 15-17 June 2016. Below GEA Executive member Victoria Showunmi reflects on ‘getting real’ about what this intersectionality means for her as a woman […]

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GEA 2017 Biennial Conference CFP

Following on from the success of our fantastic conference hosted at Konsert & Kongress in Linköping, Sweden, we are now considering proposals for our next host venue.
The GEA executive committee welcome proposals to host the biennial conference from higher education institutions across national contexts and from conference teams spanning a variety of academic disciplines, theoretical backgrounds and […]

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Guest Post: Alison Malcolm on a Gender Action Plan for Colleges and Universities

The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) is aiming to tackle the gender imbalance in some key professions these include childcare, engineering, hair & beauty and construction. Alison Malcolm, Policy Analysis Officer at SFC outlines the plans.
Gender segregation in various occupations in Scotland stubbornly persists. Growing industries like engineering, technology and construction remain under-represented by women and […]

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