Join us at the Gender Action Launch Event
We’re gearing up for our launch on Saturday and can’t wait to welcome 150 brilliant London educators to City Hall. The day will begin with a keynote from Professor Becky Francis, Director of the UCL Institute of Education.
The day will cover issues such as
- What effect do gender stereotypes and biases have on outcomes for young people?
- What can be done in different areas of nursery/school life?
- How can you understand where to start, and how to measure impact?
We’ll be hearing the viewpoints and experience of these national education stars:
Anna Cole (CHAIR) - Parliamentary and Inclusion Specialist, Association of School and College Leaders
Dr Mary Bousted - Joint General Secretary, National Education Union
June O’Sullivan MBE - Chief Executive, London Early Years Foundation
Pran Patel - Teacher and Equity Activist
Vivienne Porritt - National Leader, #WomenEd
Sam Smethers - Chief Executive, Fawcett Society
Practical workshops of tips and ideas and where to start will then be led by:
Olivia Dickinson and Megan Perryman - Let Toys Be Toys
Esther Mander and Sarah Cosgriff - Improving Gender Balance, Institute of Physics
Glyn Hawke - Rye Oak Primary School
Caren Gestetner - Lifting Limits
Charlotte Carson - Feminism in Schools Network
Clive Belgeonne – The Development Education Centre South Yorkshire (DECSY)
Can’t wait to meet you all on Saturday.