Gender Equality in STEAM

Purpose, Scope or Aim of the OER

Equip teachers with more information and skills to educate in gender equality

Short Description of the methods or approaches used in this OER

By the end of the course you will have:

Explored the structural natures and harm of gender inequality and stereotyping
Explored the causes of female underrepresentation in STEM
Understand the concept of unconscious bias and explored how it influences teaching in relation to STEM
Understand what STEM capital is and different theories of how to build it in the classroom and how it relates to gender equality
Built confidence in teaching and delivering science experiments and STEM based materials
Gained experience and confidence in leading classroom discussions on science, STEM subjects, gender equality and stereotypes, and facilitating pupil conversations and learning in relation to subject choice and school experience
Reflected on your own practice and experience

Step-by-step instructions for teachers to use OER

Teachers will need to enrol the course and then they can both follow the material online or offline.

They will have access to classroom activities to be used with their students. Each activity can be used with an inquiry based methodology in order to make all students (girls and boys) work collaboratively.