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
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
Caren and Olivia contributed to a video at the Gender Action launch event on how to challenge gender stereotypes in nurseries, schools and colleges.
Olivia asks teachers to think about the language they are using in the classroom, and Caren suggests that, even if challenging stereotypes can seem like too big a task to take on, you just need to start somewhere…
Olivia wrote a post for issue 7 of Sonshine, a magazine about raising boys for an equal world.
She writes about how the Lifting Limits programme benefits boys as much as girls:
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At Lifting Limits, we often want to know if there’s anything particular that’s happening at the school that has made them want to sign up to the programme.