Creating Gender-Fair Schools, Classrooms and Colleges

Creating Gender-Fair Schools, Classrooms and Colleges

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For many teachers, gender issues related to role models, image and expectations have an effect upon the behaviour and achievement of both boys and girls, often to their disadvantage. This innovative and practical resource, for teachers of students aged 14-19provides: o a programme to promote gender equality and inclusivity in schools and colleges o a rationale for the programme based on social justice o a practical set of classroom activities to implement the programme The book adopts an 'action inquiry' methodology - engaging students and staff in the processes of investigating what is currently happening, and planning, implementing and reviewing improvements. This contributes to the development of the school or college as a self-evaluating organisation which listens to the voice of the young person. The programme also supports teachers and other school staff in developing as reflective practitioners, and children and young people in developing as reflective learners. 'A real strength of the resource is the inclusion of practical activities that have been carefully designed for pupils. These are excellent and lend themselves for use in a variety of ways. This is a thoroughly recommended resource.' - SENCO UpdateIn these activities it is also important to stress that onea#39;s a#39;learning stylea#39; is not a fixed commodity and that whilst we might ... The teachers are asked to consider in particular whether their own approach to teaching reflects their own dominant intelligence(s) and to also consider how they can make ... In order to learn effectively it is thought that they need to be able to develop these areas of (1) resilience (2)anbsp;...

Title:Creating Gender-Fair Schools, Classrooms and Colleges
Author:Lynn Raphael Reed, Tina Rae
Publisher:SAGE - 2007-03-27


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