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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Join GEA!

The Gender and Education Association provides members with:

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
Financial assistance for low-income members to attend GEA conferences and seminars
Regular GEA […]

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Guest Post – What’s Up?

We have a great guest post from sj Miller today, discussing how we can work together to collectively challenge instances of injustice in light of Trump’s presidency.
sj Miller, a transdisciplinary award winning teacher/writer/activist/scholar, is Deputy Director of Educational Equity Supports and Services at NYU’s Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools and AERA’s Queer SIG […]

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GEA Conference 2017 Update

GEA 2017 abstract deadline extended till 14th February

We have extended the call for abstracts, symposia and performances to GEA 2017 by two weeks until 14th February 2017. The 2017 conference theme emphasises the value of feminist knowledge production across disciplinary borders, as well as material/theoretical/empirical boundaries.

We welcome the submission of conventional paper and symposia formats, […]

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Feminist Readings Workshop – How to Practice and Disseminate Transnational Feminisms?

Thanks to the Gender and Education Association’s support, Feminist Readings Network held a dissemination workshop in suburban Paris in mid-December 2016. This was an occasion to come together, older and new members, to debate and invent meanings and practices for the young network that aims to approach reading as a pedagogical, creative, transformative movement.

The first […]

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Women’s March 2017; “You will never again feel the comfort of my silence”

Following on from GEA chair Jessica Ringrose sharing her experiences of participating in the London Women’s March, Equality and Diversity Lead, Victoria Shouwnumi now shares her story of her time marching in Frankfurt.
I was fortunate enough to participate in one of the many marches across Germany on 21st Jan 2017.  The women’s march I joined was […]

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Women’s March 2017

The Women’s March was a worldwide protest on January 21, 2017, to protect women’s rights and protest at the injustices evident in areas such as immigration, health care, reproductive justice, LGBTQIA rights, rape culture, labour and worker’s rights and racial injustice. The marches were aimed at the recently inaugurated POTUS, Donald Trump who, in his […]

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She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

Earlier this month Gender and Education Association Gender Equality Leadership in Schools (GELS) Network members led a panel discussion of the film ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry.
The film is an incredible narrative account of second wave feminist activism in USA, which raises many questions about the current state of feminism globally today. GELS Network members including students from The City of London Academy […]

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