Join us at the Gender Action Launch Event

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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.

Beth Bramley