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:

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Activating Intersectional Feminist Change in Schools: #PressforProgress for #IWD2018

Following on from our recent blog “Sexual harassment at school: What can young people’s gender-based activism tell us?” In this discussion Hanna Retallack, Jessica Ringrose and Tabitha Millett outline IOE UCL led activities designed to support gender and sexual diversity and equity in UK secondary schools.
On Saturday March 10, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018, […]


#PressforProgress this March

With recent global activism for gender equality fuelled by #MeToo, #TimesUp and more – there is growing momentum behind campaigns for gender parity. Mass public engagement with these hashtags has fuelled unprecedented media attention to sexual harassment and assault. However, for many of those working in the field of gender and education these stories of […]


CfP – GEA Conference 2019

With preparations well underway for the 2018 GEA conference at the University of Newcastle, Australia (for details, please see here), we now turn our attention to gearing up for GEA Conference 2019.
The Gender and Education Association are pleased to announce that their next international conference will be held in June 2019. The GEA executive committee welcome proposals […]


Call for Papers #GEAconf2018

Gender, Post-truth Populism and Pedagogies: Challenges and Strategies in a Shifting Political Landscape

#GEAconf2018 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.
We are delighted to announce that the Call for Papers for #GEAconf2018 […]


#FEAS Cite Club: Educational epistemologies and methods in a more-than-human world

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 interventions is Cite Club, an e-mail group where #FEAS send their works to one another and cite one another where possible. As part of our ongoing collaboration with […]


Inclusive practices: supporting teachers, supporting students

Written by Kim Beasy and Loren Dyer
In Australia, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) young people report high levels of bullying, harassment, and discrimination at school, resulting in negative educational and health outcomes. Previous Australian research has identified significant need for LGBTI-inclusive schooling environments. Our project will investigate these environments by drawing on the voices […]


Save the Cheerleader, Save the World: Girls, media and leadership in the 21st century

Fellow sci-fi fans may remember the TV series Heroes, in which ordinary people develop superpowers. Their mission centres on one character, Claire Bennet, a high-school cheerleader with the power to regenerate herself. The superheroes’ mantra is, ‘Save the cheerleader, save the world’.
Claire’s precise role in world-saving I can’t explain, because I stopped watching (along with […]

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Thoughtful Gatherings: Guest Post by Emily F. Henderson and James Burford

Thoughtful gatherings: gendering conferences as spaces of learning, knowledge production and community
Guest Editors
Emily F. Henderson, Warwick University
James Burford, Thammasat University
While conferences are a ubiquitous feature of academic work and represent a billion-dollar global industry, they rarely take centre stage in their own right as objects of educational inquiry. This is despite the fact that conferences, […]