Here at GEA, we enjoy bringing you guest posts from leading academics and educators on topical issues. Here we have an article from experts at IOE, the world leading education institute, discussing the new appointment of Justine Greening as Secretary of State for Education and their suggestions for her as she moves forward in her […]
GEA are devastated by the UK’s decision to leave the EU. Here, executive member, Professor Andrea Peto shares her views on the referendum results and what it may mean for education.
We are sitting in Brussels in one of the hopelessly grey and spiritless conference rooms of the European Commission. ‘We’ is a group of international […]
Following on from the success of our fantastic conference hosted at Konsert & Kongress in Linköping, Sweden, we are now considering proposals for our next host venue.
The GEA executive committee welcome proposals to host the biennial conference from higher education institutions across national contexts and from conference teams spanning a variety of academic disciplines, theoretical backgrounds and […]
The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) is aiming to tackle the gender imbalance in some key professions these include childcare, engineering, hair & beauty and construction. Alison Malcolm, Policy Analysis Officer at SFC outlines the plans.
Gender segregation in various occupations in Scotland stubbornly persists. Growing industries like engineering, technology and construction remain under-represented by women and […]
Is a new wave of feminism developing in schools? Hanna Retallack discusses how students are responding to issues of gender and sexuality to challenge the status quo.
In April this year, the Women and Equalities Committee launched the first parliamentary inquiry into an issue that feminist academics and campaigners have been researching for some time: sexual […]
We are thrilled to share this guest post by Sara Adkisson Service with readers. Anny Gordon is an educator & technology enthusiast. She has written multiple articles about digital technology and learning. Here she writes exclusively for GEA on the future of e-learning and how technology is shaping education.
The concept of online learning or Elearning has […]
Toby Greany and Melanie Ehren.
The schools white paper brings together recent announcements from the budget and thefunding consultation as well as the provisions in the Education and Adoption Act to set out the next phase of school reform. The strategy is undoubtedly ambitious – in particular the aim to make all schools into academies by […]
*this is a guest post written by Sara Adkisson and originally posted on the UCL IOE blog
Following Prime Minister David Cameron’s announcement that the European Union referendum will take place on June 23, there is now a clear possibility of an outcome that culminates in British exit from the EU. Voices from across British politics and public […]
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GEA are thrilled to have Lucy Rycroft-Smith write this exclusive post on sexism in education for our site.
Lucy Rycroft-Smith is a freelance writer and ex-teacher of ten years. She writes for the Guardian, the TES and various other publications on education, parenting and feminism. She blogs at www.introvertedteacher.co.uk and tweets at @honeypisquared
The children listen intently for […]