Gender Equality in Schools: on-line course

Building marshmallow structures

Participants will receive a free copy of the newly published book: ‘Gender Equality in Primary Schools‘ A guide for teachers, written by Helen Griffin (published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers).

This course will give participants an opportunity to:
• Consider the relevance of gender equality work in their schools – both primary and secondary ages (including how it relates to statutory guidance)

• Develop gender equality across the school

• Discuss the theory on how children develop gender identities

• Try out some activities and ideas developed and trialled by teachers from our Gender Respect Project for exploring gender equality in a global context with children aged 3-14

“The whole day has definitely improved my knowledge and made me feel more confident in discussing gender issues in work” (Participant at 2017 course)

The Gender Respect Project aimed to help children and young people to understand, question and challenge gender inequality and violence. For creative curriculum activities go to:

This course is also available for whole-school inset or twilight training – please contact DECSY for more information.

Our current funders are:

Funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Union