Posts tagged Stereotyping
RSE KS2 Understanding Sexual and Gender Identities Resource - The Big Talk BBC Teach

BBC Teach has created a set of resources for RSE KS2, including a video on Sexual and Gender Identities. In the video, children ask questions to peers that they trust in order to improve their knowledge and understanding. The adults’ answers are not scripted and draw on their own knowledge and experiences.

Questions include:

  • What does stereotypes mean?

  • What’s the difference between sex and gender?

  • Does everyone have a sexual orientation?

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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at research which explores the influence of gender stereotyping on young children and how the internalisation of outdated stereotypes can affect the academic attainment levels in boys and the self-confidence, self-esteem and career aspirations in girls.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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