Challenging Gender Stereotypes in Education
- Karen Jones - Reading University, UK
Gender stereotypes can squash talent, limit educational experiences and achievement and corrode aspirations, which in turn can limit professional opportunities and prospects. Challenging Gender Stereotypes in Education in education is written for anyone working with or aspiring to work with children and young people in education. It is particularly suited to trainee teachers and education students.
- Embedded within each chapter are prompts for self-reflection, activities and practical strategies to improve practice.
- Provides 'real life' examples and case studies that share best practice.
This book is brilliant at specifically considering the impact of gender stereotypes in the foundation subjects. Please may I have a print copy of this book as we are adopting it as a core text?
Interesting and relevant text book highlighting practical ways to deal with classroom stereotyping.
This has been added to our reading list for our level 5 module, 'Inclusive practice and diversity in learning', as it is an engaging book that will encourage students to explore their own attitudes and practice, as well as supporting the development of their academic knowledge of gender stereotypes.