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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Feminist Teacher Symposium 2018

GEA FEMINIST TEACHER SYMPOSIUM 2018, NeW Space, The University of Newcastle, Australia
Join us on Sunday, December 9 from 8:30-3pm for a daylong symposium gathering teachers, scholars, and activists to discuss intersectional feminist and inclusive approaches to pedagogy. Throughout the day, teachers will have the opportunity to forge new partnerships, learn and share strategies, and reflect on their practice […]


Feminism in Schools Conference 2018

The Feminism in Schools Network & WomenEd present their second annual Feminism in Schools Conference.
On Saturday 17th November 2018, secondary age girls will join together with university students, teachers, parents, education professionals, and feminist activists to think about political, community and digital leadership. This inspirational conference sets out to encourage girls and their teachers to set up Feminist Societies […]


School staff experiences in supporting LGBTI students in schools: A study from Tasmania, Australia

A growing body of interdisciplinary research identifies significant need for LGBTI-inclusive teaching practices and schooling environments (Jones and Hillier 2013; Kosciw et al. 2013; Robinson and Ferfolja 2002; Shannon 2016). Pullen Sansfaçon et al. (2015) suggest that a key barrier to LGBTI-inclusion relates to school staff members’ understandings of gender, and whether discussions of sexuality […]

Countdown to Conference

C2C: Reflections on Critical Pedagogy in the New ‘Post-Truth’ Landscape

This post is part of the 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!
A Prelude to: 
“Something Resembling ‘Truth’:  Reflections on Critical Pedagogy in the New ‘Post-Truth’ Landscape”  
By Professor Sondra Hale
Let’s start with this absurdity:  “Truth isn’t truth” […]

Countdown to Conference

C2C: Building Strong Connections through GEA Conference

This post is part of the 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: Building Strong Connections through GEA Conference
by Professor Penny Jane Burke
Director, Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education
and Global Innovation Chair of Equity Centre of […]


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, […]