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Welcome to Gender Equity in Teaching Practice.

Here, you will learn about gender inequality, the need for gender equity in education, and applying a gender lens to teaching practice.

By the end of this activity, you will be able to:

  1. Identify and challenge gender norms, practices, stereotypes, biases, and structures;
  2. Use the interplay of language and images to include marginalised learners; and
  3. Apply human-centred design to your teaching practices, focusing on gender and intersectionality.

A Note on Self-Care

Gender inequality, violence against women, and family violence are sensitive subjects, so you may want to seek formal or informal support when confronting them in this activity.

For formal support, Australians can contact Australia’s National Sexual Assault, Family and Domestic Violence Counselling Line at 1800 737 732 or view the list of services on their website.

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What are some of the formal support services for gender-based violence and discrimination where you live?
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