Posts tagged Gender Equality
AGENDA NEU RSE and PSHE Resource

AGENDA is a new online resource developed by the National Education Union (NEU) to help teachers and teaching assistants to talk about positive relationships with students in an evidence-based and accurate way.

Through starter activities and case studies, AGENDA invites professionals to explore inclusive, creative and rights-based approaches to a range of issues including: feelings and emotions; friendships and relationships; body image; consent; gender and sexuality equality and equity; gender-based and sexual violence.

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Action for Children Gender Identity Awareness Poster

A handy poster designed by Action for Children which covers the core Gender Identity Awareness terminology that young people and the frontline professionals working with them should be aware of. The poster can be displayed in sixth form common rooms, school noticeboards, in staff rooms and on community centre noticeboards as well as being used in Gender Identity Awareness training.

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Institute of Physics Gender Stereotypes Lessons Key Stage 3 and 4

The Institute of Physics has designed a set of lesson plans for use in Key Stage 3 and 4 PSHE, RSE and Citizenship lessons to help frontline professionals talk about gender stereotypes with their students in an evidence-based and interactive way. Lesson plans cover a range of areas including Unconscious Bias, the Media and the concept of “Stereotype Threat”.

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Womankind Worldwide Key Stage 4 Lesson Plan: Equal rights- what gets in the way?

A lesson plan produced by Womankind Worldwide for Key Stage 4 Citizenship and PSHE lessons which introduces students to the importance of fighting for women’s rights around the world. The lesson plan includes an exploration of sexist and homophobic language and provides students with opportunities to debate issues around expressions of gender stereotypes through speed debating and line debating.

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Gender Stereotypes in Early Childhood: A Literature Review - The Fawcett Society

The Fawcett Society has released a new Literature Review looking at research which explores the influence of gender stereotyping on young children and how the internalisation of outdated stereotypes can affect the academic attainment levels in boys and the self-confidence, self-esteem and career aspirations in girls.

Chapters include “Learning Gender”, “Education in early childhood and gender” and “What are the effects of gender stereotyping?”

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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.

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