ASGS Annual Leadership Conference - The Heart of Education - what matters?
Oct
4
9:30 AM09:30

ASGS Annual Leadership Conference - The Heart of Education - what matters?

Gender Action will be running a workshop at the Association of State Girls’ Schools Annual Leadership Conference.

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The Annual Leadership Conference will be held on Friday 4th October 2019 at Central Hall Westminster, entitled 'The Heart of Education - what matters?'

Detail to follow here.

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Professional development workshop: Personal Practice to challenge gender stereotypes
Oct
29
5:00 PM17:00

Professional development workshop: Personal Practice to challenge gender stereotypes

This workshop will be at Institute of Physics at 37 Caledonian Road, London, N1 9BU. This is very close to King’s Cross station; so easily reachable by train, tube or bus.

Refreshments: Yes – tea, coffee, cake.

Speaking with many of you over the last few months, there has been widespread interest in a dedicated session on biases and the effect they have in our schools, nurseries and classrooms.

We’ll cover topics such as:

-        Societal biases and how they affect our teaching practice and professional relationships

-        Gender and language

-        Reflections on cultural awareness

-        Practical tips for the classroom and wider setting

This workshop is open to teachers and practitioners from any of our Supporter schools and nurseries in the Greater London Authority area.

If you are not yet a Supporter, it is easy to become one - register with us here to find out more.

To claim your free tickets for this event, please visit here. Places are limited to three per nursery/school.

If you have any questions please email info@genderaction.co.uk or comment below.

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Feminism in Schools Conference
Nov
16
9:00 AM09:00

Feminism in Schools Conference

Gender Action will be attending - details tbc


The 3rd Annual Feminism in Schools Conference will be hosted by Goldsmiths University.

Details to be announced.

If you, your organaisation, your students, want to present, speak or host a workshop please get in touch with me at feminisminschools@gmail.com

Past Themes include: - political leadership - community activism - activism through art - intersectionality - sisterhood and justice - challenging sexism in schools

If you haven't been before have a look at the 2017 and 2018 Eventbrite adverts to see what we did. We are keen to promote student-voice and encourage young people to design and lead sessions.

We will also have sessions led by #WomenEd to support women teachers to pursue their paths to leadership in education.

For tickets and more information visit here.

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MITEY 2019: Bringing Men into the Early Years - The Why and The How
Sep
4
9:30 AM09:30

MITEY 2019: Bringing Men into the Early Years - The Why and The How

We will be co-running a workshop with Lifting Limits at this event 

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This is the 4th National Men In The Early Years Conference. It will take place at the Abbey Centre in central London (nearest tube Westminster) on 4 September.

This will be the first MITEY conference to feature a ministerial address, from Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, Nadhim Zahawi MP - a real sign that our agenda is now recognised as important at the highest level of government.

There's a growing sense that we need more men working in early years education; a stronger understanding of why they matter; and new ideas about how to make it happen. Our fantastic line-up of speakers and workshop presenters will include:

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Emotion Coaching, Science and Gender: Southwark Early Years Event
Sep
3
9:15 AM09:15

Emotion Coaching, Science and Gender: Southwark Early Years Event

Gender Action will be attending and providing a short presentation on our work at this event

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Talks by Julia Gaskell, Dr Jasmine Pradissitto and a special guest speaker.

Julia Gaskell is going to be giving an introduction to Emotion Coaching.

Dr Jasmine Pradissito makes science really fun and provides lots of engaging ideas to bring science to children.

Lynne Cooper and Levia Ostrove-Pound from Ann Bernadt will speak about gender which will feature a surprise special guest appearance!

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