Sheffield University recently held a conference on feminist research methodologies – two members of GEA presented papers and the keynote was delivered by GEA chair, Professor Jessica Ringrose so the association was well represented. With that in mind, we have chosen to reblog this informative piece written by Rachel Handforth, a PhD student at Sheffield and […]
This post was written by Chris Husbands and first appeared on the IOE blog; https://ioelondonblog.wordpress.com on the 28/10/15
How much is too much? It’s a question we tend to ask when in the proximity of strawberry crèmes, or gin and tonics. One is fine, two could be great, but carry on and it all goes horribly wrong. On Saturday […]
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. […]
Emilie Lawrence and Jessica Ringrose
From toilet rolls to sex toys, 50 Shades of Grey spin-offs show that the support for the trilogy has been huge and the backlash even bigger. The book has been criticised for romanticising domestic violence, mental health issues, and for its childish repertoire of words used to describe body parts, experiences […]
SRE (Sex and Relationships Education) is VITAL in ensuring that we equip students with the confidence and knowledge needed to have healthy, positive and safe sexual relationships. Time and time again, research has shown that students are desperate for a curriculum that goes deeper than the biological mechanisms of sex; that goes beyond the scaremongering […]
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.
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 […]
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.
In recent years there has been growing concern over the pervasive disparities in academic achievement that are highly influenced by ethnicity, […]
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.
To access more information […]
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 […]