Breaking the Mould: Challenging Gender Stereotypes Primary School National Education Union Resource
The National Union of Teachers, now part of the National Education Union, created an innovative set of resources to help primary school teachers discuss gender equality in the classroom, with the aim of empowering students to challenge gender stereotypes and develop empathy for children of all gender identities. The resources are based on a project carried out in 5 primary schools
The resource includes:
“Stereotypes Stop You Doing Stuff” is a detailed overview report looking at how the 5 primary schools used resources to empower students to challenge gender stereotypes
“Boys Things and Girls Things?” explores the strategies that primary school teachers used to explore gender stereotyping, through the use of books.