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    Equality advice

    A key priority of the union, to ensure all members have a voice in the union, the classroom and broader society, and do not face barriers to promotion, representation or participation.

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    Equality toolkit

    This toolkit is aimed at school representatives and teacher governors in all schools and FE colleges, including independent schools in England and Wales. It will also be a useful resource for Division Secretaries and Equalities Officers.

Equality training

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    Equality officers part 1&2

    This course is split into two parts allowing participants to reflect on their learning and put into practice some of the strategies developed during the course.

Breaking the Mould

Challenging gender stereotypes

Working with five primary schools over two years to consider how ‘traditional’ gender stereotypes could be challenged in nursery and primary classrooms.

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    It's child's play

    It’s Child’s Play is a resource for teachers to use in class every day.. It contains a set of accompanying notes on the project books and how to use them, plus more information on using children’s literature to challenge gender stereotypes.

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    Stereotypes stop you doing stuff

    This publication provides an overview of how the different schools looked at the impact of gender stereotypes on young people and considered how they could begin to unsettle some of the established assumptions about what girls and boys might like

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    Boys' things, girls' things

    This publication contains examples of how staff worked to challenge gender stereotypes both inside and outside the classroom and includes sections on adopting a whole schools approach, toys, ambitions and jobs, sports and playtime and creating and

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