Creating Gender-Fair Schools and Classrooms: Engendering Social Justice 5-13

Creating Gender-Fair Schools and Classrooms: Engendering Social Justice 5-13

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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 14-19 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 adopts 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 or college as a self-evaluating organisation which listens to the voice of the young person. The programme also ...

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