Abbie Freel is the Personal Development and Wellbeing Lead at Ormiston Herman Academy in Great Yarmouth. OHA was one of the 15 schools participating in a pilot last year to trial an adapted version of Lifting Limits’ Gender Equality in Schools programme, which will enable us to scale our work across the country.… Read more
Lifting Limits’ Chief Executive, Caren Gestetner, has written a guest blog for Centenary Action about how gender stereotyping feeds the under-representation of women in the House of Commons (35% of MPs) and in the House of Lords (29% of Members).… Read more
By Karin Doull
Karin Doull is an Honorary Research Fellow at Roehampton University. She has been a fellow of the Historical Association was a Chartered Teacher of History (CT Hist) and writes extensively for the Primary History journal. She is also active in promoting history through workshops, webinars and conference seminars.… Read more
Lynne has always been involved in mathematics education in one form or another.… Read more
Sarah Thompson from the NEU explores how Lifting Limits is helping to break down gender stereotypes in schools.
With thanks for the support from our partner schools Packmoor Ormiston Academy (Stoke on Trent), Fleet Primary school (Camden) and Barnham CEVC Primary (Suffolk), as well as our very own Head of Education Kirsty Ruthven.… Read more
Globally, women and girls have been the driving force behind efforts to achieve gender equality, with most efforts not only created by but also targeted at women and girls – and rightly so, as women and girls are disproportionally affected by gender inequitable norms and behaviours.… Read more
By David Bartlett
David Bartlett is an internationally-known freelance consultant, researcher and trainer on gender equality, masculinities and fatherhood. He works with statutory and third sector organisations and businesses to support strategic approaches to promoting gender justice and positive masculinities.
It’s International Men’s Day this Friday, 19th November. Had… Read more
By Heather Smith
Heather Smith is the Head of UK Programmes at Plan International UK, leading the strategic development and delivery of Plan International UK’s domestic work. Ensuring the excellent delivery of existing programmes and working with the team to develop new programmes and relationships, with a focus on the long-term sustainability of the charity’s work through fundraising.… Read more
By Danielle Valder
Danielle Valdar is Assistant Headteacher and responsible for curriculum delivery at The Children’s Hospital School at Great Ormond Street Hospital. To celebrate the 72nd birthday of the NHS this week, Danielle has written about her experiences of being part of the Lifting Limits programme.… Read more