C2C: Free Teacher Symposium

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Join us for the free pre-conference day for the Gender and Education Association international conference. Anyone can join, whether or not you are joining us for the rest of conference.

International Teacher Symposium, University of Portsmouth, Monday 24th June 2019

Supporting Diversity in Schools and Communities

FREE, Registration required, spaces limited, lunch provided: http://bit.ly/GEA_Reg

All are welcome. The event is especially organised for teachers, education leaders, and education researchers. The full day event is scheduled for 9:30am-6pm. For event details, including session times, please visit the conference website

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Session Topics and Presenters

Keynote and Workshop: Becoming resource-ful: the making and mattering of creative activisms to address gender and sexual violence, Professor Emma Renold, Cardiff University

Workshop: Beyond Awareness: Breaking Implicit Bias Habits, Dr Jessica Gagnon, University of Portsmouth & Dr Arif Mahmud, University of Roehampton

Celebrating Differences: Whole School and Community Approaches to Supporting LGBTQ+ Students, Aaren-James Martin & Sarah Jolliffe (Portsmouth Pride), Josh Breach (Portsmouth City Council), & Jo Morgan (Portsmouth Grammar School)

Engaging Boys and Men as Agents of Change in #MeToo: Powerful Pitfalls and Possibilities,
Professor Michael Kehler, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Teaching Feminist Digital Writing and Activism on #MeToo, Sexism, and Racism,
Ileana Jiménez, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York USA         

If you are attending, let us know on Twitter using the hashtag: #GEAconf2019