Category: Featured Stories

Featured Stories

GEA needs you: Apply for the paid social media internship

GEA SOCIAL MEDIA Internship
You will be working in a fast-paced, intellectually demanding environment where the primary goal is to enhance visibility of GEA activities through the website, twitter, Facebook and any other relevant social media platforms.
The core duties for the post include:

Creating content for the Gender and Education Website: http://www.genderandeducation.com
Creating content and providing support for […]

Featured Stories, Issues

Statement From GEA

 

We have learned with concern about proposed legislation that would make it impossible or impracticable for the Central European University to continue its operations in Budapest.
We would like to express our admiration for Central European University and its Department of Gender Studies that has pioneered in promoting studying gender and education in the region and […]

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A conversation with Dr Joyce E. King

IOE UCL is delighted to announce that it will be hosting a conversation with  Dr Joyce E. King on the 8th November 2015.
Dr. Joyce King holds the Benjamin E. Mays Endowed Chair for Urban Teaching, Learning & Leadership in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at Georgia State University.

Entitled ‘African-centred Education: Healing the wounds of  Dysconcious Racism. […]

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Witch or Sexy Kitten; Girls, Double Standards and the Illusion of ‘Choice’ at Halloween

In the run up to Halloween, we are proud to publish this fantastic piece co-authored by Professor Jessica Ringrose, Emilie Lawrence, Hanna Retallack and Siri Lindholm which challenges the inherent sexism apparent in the costume choices open to young girls and women and the complex set of unwritten rules surrounding their behaviour during this holiday. 

 
“In […]

Call for papers, Featured Stories, Future Events

CFP to Host GEA 2016 Conference

 
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The Gender and Education Association are pleased to announce that their next international interim conference will be held in June 2016. The GEA executive committee welcome proposals to host the interim conference from higher education institutions across national contexts and from conference teams spanning a variety of academic disciplines, theoretical backgrounds and fields.
Your […]

2015 Conference, Featured Stories

GENDER AND EDUCATION CONFERENCE – 24TH – 26TH JUNE 2015

The TENTH international biennial conference of the Gender and Education Association is now less than a week away. Hosted by The University of Roehampton,  Feminisms, Power and Pedagogy  is sure to be an informative, engaging and thoroughly enjoyable event and we hope to see you there!
There is still time to book your place via the Roehampton events […]

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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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CALL FOR PAPERS

We are pleased to announce the following calls for papers; all three are fantastic opportunities and promise to be exciting events!
 

1. Neoliberalism, work and gender education (deadline for abstracts is  6 July)

 NGEW FINAL CALL WITH EXTENSION FOR GEA

2. Distance learning (deadline for abstracts is 10 July)

 CFP DE FINAL WITH EXTENTION FOR GEA

3. Theorising curriculum in […]

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White Working-Class Boys’ Learner Identities in Neoliberal Times

Garth Stahl, now at the University of South Australia, discusses his research in London, UK, on white working class boys. Garth’s book Identity, Neoliberalism and Aspiration: Educating White Working-class Boys is now available from Routledge.
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In recent years there has been growing concern over the pervasive disparities in academic achievement that are highly influenced by ethnicity, […]