- Are there ongoing and sustained opportunities for children and young people to reflect on gender stereotypes?
- How do these resources help us to recognise and address our own unconscious bias?
- How could these resources support improved gender balance in subject uptake and widen learner pathways?
- How do these resources contribute to whole-establishment improvement?
IGBE – research and practice
A webinar, hosted by the GTCS, discussing improving gender balance research and practice (2019).
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Practitioners from the pilot project
Why have schools engaged with IGB? (3 videos)
Use the drop-down menu at top right of video box to see playlist of three videos with voices from early learning and childcare (ELC), primary and secondary staff.
Video 1 – Why engage with IGB (ELC) / Video 2 – Why engage with IGB (Primary) / Video 3 - Why engage with IGB (Secondary).
First steps (2 videos)
Use the drop-down menu at top right of video box to see playlist of two videos with ideas on how to develop an action plan and creating whole school ethos.
Video 1 – Developing an action plan / Video 2 – Whole school ethos.
Some actions to encourage gender balance (4 videos)
Use the drop-down menu at top right of video box to see playlist of four videos including actions in ELCs, how to fit gender into a primary curriculum, actions that secondary school departments can take and actions for a whole school.
Video 1 – Whole school actions / Video 2 – Departmental actions (Secondary) / Video 3 – Fitting into the curriculum (Primary) / Video 4 – Some actions for ELCs.
Wider engagement (2 videos)
Use the drop-down menu at top right of video box to see playlist of two videos discussing parental engagement and social media.
Video 1 – Using social media to raise awareness / Video 2 – Parental engagement.
Short films of pupils discussing gender stereotypes
Gender and sport
Gender and jobs
- SDS Improving Gender Balance 2017 - YouTube
- Girls vs boys: The experiment - a clip from a BBC documentary called 'No more boys and girls'
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