The General Teaching Council for Scotland

GTCS Webinar: Improving Gender Balance and Equalities

GTCS Webinar SeriesJoin us for a webinar exploring gender issues in education, led by Dr Heather Earnshaw and Dr Sarah McGeown.

In this webinar, Dr Heather Earnshaw, Education Officer at Improving Gender Balance Scotland, Education Scotland, and Dr Sarah McGeown, Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology, Moray House School of Education, Edinburgh University, will take a critical look at the evidence for sex differences in education and share research literature on gender stereotypes and unconscious bias. They will discuss the research around gender imbalances in learning and how stereotypes affect boys and girls.

Join the webinar to engage in a discussion about how gender stereotypes have a negative impact on both boys and girls and how early years professionals and teachers can actively challenge gender stereotypes in their classroom.

Event Details

Date: 4 June 2019
Time: 16:00 - 17:00
Venue: Online