Tag: teaching


Rethinking gender equality in the teaching profession: is secondary school teaching ‘women-friendly’?

In many countries, teaching is constructed as a ‘women-friendly’ profession. By drawing on Les Enseignants et le Genre, a recently published cross-national comparison of men and women teachers based in French and English secondary schools, I want to question this view.
In the doctoral study on which this book is based, I found that four assumptions, […]


LGBTQ Resources and Schooling

In the first initiative of its kind in Australia, the Victorian Government has provided $80,000 to the Safe Schools Coalition Victoria (SSCV), a partnership between Rainbow Network Victoria and the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA).
SSCV will establish a network of schools dedicated to creating safer educational environments, free of homophobia and supportive of same-sex attracted […]