Educating Girls: Teaching Approaches to Helping Girls Thrive
Duration 4 weeks
Weekly study 2 hours
Learn to help young women thrive through your teaching approach
A lot of thought has been put into helping boys in the classroom, but we must not assume that teaching girls is easy. How can we help girls succeed in school and beyond? Find out with this course from the Girls’ Day School Trust, the leading group of girls’ schools in the UK.
You will learn practical ways to enhance the quality of learning for girls, examining different aspects of teaching that are ‘girl-friendly’ according to research and experience.
This course aims to start a conversation between teachers about the teaching approaches that best help girls succeed in school and beyond school.
What topics will you cover?
Confidence: building resilience and challenge in learning
Communication: promoting talk for learning
Collaboration: developing partnerships for learning
Consideration: does gender still matter in learning?
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone with a professional interest in shaping the learning experiences of girls.
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