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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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#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 […]

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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 […]

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#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 […]

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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 […]