Putting Intersectionality To Work In GEA!

This past June’s 2016 GEA conference was the very first GEA conference to put ‘Intersectionality’ in the title! It was entitled ‘Gender Equality Matters: Education, Intersectionality and Nationalism’ at Linköping University, Sweden, 15-17 June 2016. Below GEA Executive member Victoria Showunmi reflects on ‘getting real’ about what this intersectionality means for her as a woman […]

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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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GEA 2017 Biennial Conference CFP

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 […]

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Guest Post: Alison Malcolm on a Gender Action Plan for Colleges and Universities

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 […]

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