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Formally established in 2002 (and launched on International Women’s Day that year), the Gender and Education Association (GEA) works to challenge and eradicate sexism and gender inequality within and through education. GEA is based in the UK, but has an Executive Committee with representation from other parts of the world and hundreds of international members.
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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 [...]

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, [...]

Generating ‘Good’ Ideas, Writing Good Papers and Reviewing Journal Articles: A free workshop for doctoral students and early career researchers who have not yet published in refereed academic journals

As part of the 2015 Gender and Education Association conference, the Gender & Education editorial team will be running a free workshop for doctoral students and early career researchers who have not yet published in refereed academic journals. It is only open to conference participants, who will need to book a place.
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Gender and economic equality in Scotland: mission (im)possible?

Unequal access to life opportunities continues to constitute a chronic impediment to education, participation in civic society and work, and health and well-being in Scotland, especially so of girls and women.
It is a striking paradox that, while the people of Scotland optimistically view their small country on the periphery of Europe as an avowedly equal [...]

2015 Biennial Conference of the GEA Association: Keynote speakers’ short bios and abstracts

2015 Biennial Conference of the GEA Association: Keynote speakers’ short bios and abstracts
Prof. Katarina Eriksson Barajas, Linköping University, Sweden

The Power of Fiction as a Pedagogical Tool for Eliciting Gender Discourses
My paper examines discussions of gender values in everyday life, elicited by books, film and theatre. The analysis draws on three Swedish data sets: 1) teacher-led [...]

Feminisms, Power and Pedagogy: 10th Biennial Conference of the Gender and Education Association

Third and Final Call for Papers
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 10 January 2015

University of Roehampton, 24-26 June 2015
The tenth international biennial conference of the Gender and Education Association, Feminisms, Power and Pedagogy, will be hosted by the School of Education and the Paulo Freire Institute (PFI)-UK & Research in Inequalities, Societies and Education (RISE), at the University [...]

Call for Abstracts for a Special Issue of Gender and Education

Special Issue Guest Editors: Sharon Todd, Rachel Jones and Aislinn O’Donnell
Shifting Education’s Philosophical Imaginaries: Relations, Affects, Bodies, Materialities
As Michèle Le Doeuff pointed out in her classic feminist work, The Philosophical Imaginary, images function in philosophical writing to enact certain political possibilities and limitations. Drawing on the importance of the imaginary, this special issue of Gender [...]