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 […]

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She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

Earlier this month Gender and Education Association Gender Equality Leadership in Schools (GELS) Network members led a panel discussion of the film ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry.
The film is an incredible narrative account of second wave feminist activism in USA, which raises many questions about the current state of feminism globally today. GELS Network members including students from The City of London Academy […]

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GEA Conference 2017 Update

Update from the Lead of Gender and Education  2017 Middlesex Conference Organising Team, Professor Jayne Osgood. More information can be found here

The theme for the upcoming GEA 2017 conference has been finalised as Generative Feminism(s): working across/within/through borders. The stellar line up of Keynote Speakers and performers go a long way to addressing a concern with the border […]

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Developing Critical Feminist Sex Education in Teacher Training Institutions (Scotland and China)

The Gender and Education Association has kindly funded research visits between Beijing Normal University and Strathclyde University, in order to pump prime the new research project ‘developing critical feminist sex education in teacher training institutions’. In response to divergent and convergent challenges in sex education in our two country contexts of China and Scotland, and […]

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Donald Trump Wins US Election: GEA Members Respond

Calling out Trump Pedagogy: Turning the 2016 USA election into a teachable moment
Jessica Ringrose and Victoria Showunmi, UCL Institute of Education
Many teachers at schools and universities internationally have been asking how to discuss the 2016 USA elections with children, young people and university students as they head back to their teaching and learning work in […]

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GEA Conference 2017; News and CfP


11th International Biennial
Gender & Education Association Conference:
Generative Feminism(s): working across/within/through borders
Middlesex University, London.
GEA is thrilled to announce that the 11th International Biennial conference will be hosted by Middlesex University and take place on the  21st-23 June 2017. 
The GEA Conference has long provided an important home for established and aspiring feminist researchers to foreground and share […]

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Feminist Readings/Lectures Féministes – A Room For Reading

The Feminist Readings Network provides a space to explore the question of reading with feminist thought, art and pedagogy. We’re delighted to have been awarded funding by the Gender and Education Association to further develop and extend our network.
A transnational and multilingual initiative, this project is for our feminist colleagues, and those that follow. The […]

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Where you inspired by Judith Butler in the 1990s?

Today GEA brings our readers something slightly different to sink your teeth to! Eva Bendix Petersen, PhD, Professor of Higher Education
at Roskilde University in Denmark is seeking participants for a small study investigating the relationship between time, timeliness and social theory.
She asks;
Where you inspired by Judith Butler in the 1990s? Are you still an active researcher? Please complete this […]

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