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Gender, Equity & Education

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on 1 July 2014

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Transcript of Gender, Equity & Education

"Choice is not equally distributed and it is those who
are more privileged who have more of it."
Neoliberalism: Exacerbating inequities in education
What do you think?
Is disadvantage in Australia's education system primarily due to neoliberalistic influences rather than gender?

Discuss any types of gender discrimination that you have observed or experienced in education. Was this discrimination compounded by any other factors (i.e. race, culture, religion, politics)?
Alex Mitchell, Bridget O'Sullivan, Emily Aldrich and Georgia Bellchambers
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Is the focus on gender in education still relevant today?
Gender, Equity & Education
How can we as teachers approach the issue of gender and equity in today's modern educational context?
Reference List:

Beckett, L., Bode, M., and Crewe, K. (1995). Sex and Gender: What Parents Want. Paper presented at the Gender Equity: A Framework for Australian Schools, Hobart. http://www.curriculum.edu.au/verve/_resources/genderframwk145-151.pdf

Chisamya, G., DeJaeghere, J., Kendall, N., & Khan, M. A. (2012). Gender and Education for All: Progress and Problems in Achieving Gender Equity. International Journal of Educational Development, 32(6), 743-755.

Corbett, C., & Hill, C. (2012). Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation (pp. 64): American Association of University Women. 1111 Sixteenth Street NW, Washington, DC 20036.

Government, A. (2002). Boys: Getting it Right. Report on the inquiry into the education of boys. Canberra: Retrieved from http://www.aph.gov.au/parliamentary_business/committees/house_of_representatives_committees?url=edt/eofb/report.htm.

Mills, M., & Keddie, A. (2010). Gender Justice and Education: Constructions of Boys within Discourses of Resentment, Neo-Liberalism and Security. Educational Review, 62(4), 407-420.

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