Gender stereotypes are prevalent in education, as is all spheres of society.
Gender stereotypes squash talent, limit educational experiences and achievement and corrode aspirations - which in turn can limit professional opportunities and prospects.
This book supports you to recognise and challenge gender stereotypes in educational settings and in your own practice. It iincules practical guidance and strategies.
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Karen Jones is Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Management at the Institute of Education, University of Reading. She is Deputy Director of the Ed.D, a professional doctoral degree in education with over 100 students world-wide. She is pathway leader of the MA Education (Leadership and Management). Alongside this she undertakes postgraduate teaching and supervises doctoral students. Adopting feminist and critical perspectives she explores issues of gender, equity and power in her research and teaching. She recently led a project to tackle sexism, gender stereotypes and un-conscious bias in teaching and learning.
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