My piece ‘Accessions: Researching, Designing Higher Education’ in Gender and Education (23:6) reports on the experiences, effects and (dis)engagements in working alongside designers – as part of a research-design team – to foster a moreContinue reading
Tag: higher education
The e-word now at the heart of English (higher) education
The Third Gender and Education Association Policy Report (July 2011) Share on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Email to a friend
‘Study reveals extent of the Oxbridge divide’: Whatever happened to gender equality?
It is most remarkable that neither the Sutton Trust nor the media have noticed changing forms of inequality in access to elite universities over the last 30 years. Whilst it is true that access toContinue reading
Is feminism in the UK experiencing a double dip? Call for Action
‘Clinton is proving that feminist foreign policy is possible – and works’ so headlines an article in the Guardian in which Madeleine Bunting argues that Hilary Clinton is building her political foreign policy on a solidContinue reading
Browne Report + the White Paper = A Murky Outlook for Educational Equality
A report by GEA’s Policy Officer Miriam David, with Jessica Ringrose and Victoria Showunmi October- December 2010 Share on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Email to a friend
Cutting Women Out of Education?
The 10th of November 2010: I and 50,000 school, college and university students and staff gathered in central London to protest against the Tory-Lib Dem coalition government’s proposed cuts to education and rise in tuitionContinue reading
‘Rage of the Girl Rioters’?
Everyday there seems to be yet more depressing news for education in the UK. Yesterday saw more rushed ideological notions of bringing soldiers into the classrooms, destroying teacher education within Higher Education, and reconfiguring theContinue reading
Professor Louise Morley: Imagining the University of the Future
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A Summer Conference Season of Gender and Education Keynote Speeches
This summer has seen a number of feminist scholars give key note speeches relating to issues of gender and education at a range of academic conference. Fitting in with the theme ‘Education and Cultural Change’Continue reading
Education for Change Seminar
On 23rd June 2010 UCU, the union which represents academic and academic-related staff in further and higher education in the UK, held a day seminar entitled ‘Education for Change: preparing an activist agenda to promoteContinue reading