For many teachers, gender issues related to role models, image and expectations have an effect upon the behaviour and achievement of both boys and girls, often to their disadvantage. This innovative and practical resource, for teachers of students aged 5-13 provides: a programme to promote gender equality and inclusivity in schools and colleges; a rationale for the programme based on social justice; a practical set of classroom activities to implement the programme. The book combines the talents and commitment of two leading authors to provide an ‘action inquiry’ methodology — engaging students and staff in the processes of investigating what is currently happening, and planning, implementing and reviewing improvements. This contributes to the development of the school as a self-evaluating organisation, which listens to the ...
Chapter Five: Families, Communities and the Wider World
Families, Communities and the Wider World
The main focus of this chapter is upon emphasising, highlighting and valuing difference, promoting a truly inclusive culture – whilst seeking to widen and extend opportunities now and in the future. There is a particular focus upon defining culture and the nature of multiculturalism. Students ...