Gender Equality in Schools – Funded Training Sessions

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Free training for teachers on Gender Equality – only 30 places available + free book & resources 

The European-wide Gender Equality Charter Mark (GECM) is a framework that can be adopted by schools to help them develop leadership, curriculum, physical environment,  and the attitudes and relationships of both the students, staff and wider community in  relation to gender equality issues.
Participants are required to attend both online sessions. Click here for the course flyer: GE Training Course Flyer

Session One: Wednesday 7th July 2021 6.00-9.00 p.m. Gender equality in education 

The introductory session looks at gender stereotyping, sexual harassment and gender based violence, sexist language, intersectionality, subject choices, educating boys around  gender equality and how to ensure a whole-school approach 

Session Two: Wednesday 14th July 2021 6.00-8.00 p.m. Gender Action 

This session introduces Gender Action (the UK version of the GECM) which is an award  programme which promotes and supports a whole-school approach to challenging  stereotypes. (Including: Personal practice Student voice – Curriculum and learning Internal and external communications and Engagement with parents, carers and the  wider school community.)

Only 30 places available. All attendees will be sent a free online book, either Gender Equality in Primary Schools: A Guide for Teachers by Helen Griffin (one of the  course trainers) or Boys Don’t Try? Rethinking Masculinity in Schools by Matt Pinkett &  Mark Roberts, as well as access to further resources.

 

 

Our current funders are:

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

The Fore
Nineveh Charitable Trust
The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust

Co-funded by the Erasmus + programme of the European Union

The Linking Network