Issues

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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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
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Previous Conferences / Events

Young people light up the AGENDA for a better sex and relationships education 

Guest post by Victoria Edwards
Generating more energy than the  blazing July sun, over 70 young people (age 13-18) streamed in to the Educating Agenda conference, in Cardiff University last week. They came to participate, share, reflect and build the event into a powerful and inspiring call to arms. Joining them in the building, and in purpose, […]

Call for papers

Decolonizing Gender and Education Research: Guest Post by Caroline Manion and Payal Shah

For decades now, there have been sustained calls within the academic field to engage in research that challenges dominant knowledge production processes (Abu-Lughud 1991; Narayan 1993; Smith 2012; Takayama 2011). Given that critical feminist research has had a long-standing goal of challenging the essentialism, power hierarchies, and concepts of difference embedded in the research process, the editors […]

Call for papers

CfP for a GEA Special Issue: Decolonizing Gender and Education Research

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Gender and Education
Decolonizing Gender and Education Research: Exploring the Relationship Between Feminist Research on Education and Decolonizing, Indigenous Knowledges and Cosmologies
Special Issue Guest Editors: Caroline Manion & Payal Shah
Critical scholars across a variety of disciplines and geographic areas express the need to engage in intellectual projects that […]

Cite Club

#FEAS Cite Club: Contesting family-based violence

Cite Club: Contesting family-based violence
by Kate Marston, GEA Social Media Intern
Feminist Educators Against Sexism (#FEAS) are an Australian-based, international feminist collective committed to developing interventions into sexism in the academy and other educational spaces. One of their most recent interventions is Cite Club, an e-mail group where #FEAS send their works to one another and […]

Call for papers

CfP for a Special Issue of Gender and Education: Picturing Care

Picturing Care: Re-framing Gender, Race, and Educational Justice
This special issue aims to advance the critical scholarship on carework and care injustice through visual and arts-based educational research. In a time of neoliberal accountability culture, school caring practices are being sidelined, while images of school success and failure are mainly messaged through the display of quantitative […]

Future Events

GEA 2018 ANNOUNCEMENT

Next year’s GEA conference will be held in

University of Newcastle,  AUSTRALIA!!

DATES: Monday 4 to Thursday 7 December, 2018

Organising Committee: Professor Penny Jane Burke; Professor Lisa Adkins; Professor Rosalind Gill; and Associate Professor Ros Smith; Dr Julia Coffey and Dr Akane Kanai, along with the broader CEEHE administrative team.

Theme: “Gender, Post-truth Populism and Pedagogies: Challenges and Strategies […]

Previous Conferences / Events

GEA Editors Workshop for Early Career Researchers

Carol Taylor and Susanne Gannon led the editorial team from the Gender and Education journal on a pre-conference workshop for Early Career Researchers on “The secret life of journal articles: selecting, writing, reviewing, revising”. Over 15 participants from England, the Netherlands, Australia, and the United States attended. The editors discussed criteria for evaluating manuscripts, the […]

Issues

C2C: Raising a Generation of Hope

This post is part of our new Countdown to Conference (C2C) series. We would love to feature a brief blog post from you too! Visit our main Countdown to Conference page for details!
C2C: Raising a Generation of Hope:
Showcasing sisterhood among adolescent girls of color that transcends borders
by Nina Nagib
I am excited to join the GEA community […]