August 14, 2023

Handbook for Secondary School Teachers: Teaching and Integrating Gender Equality in the Classroom

The handbook supports teachers in understanding the impact they have in the formation of an inclusive society, as well as providing concrete suggestions for integrating gender equality in the classroom. The handbook is primarily addressed to secondary education teaching staff, especially from middle school and high school, regardless of their specialization. At the same time, the handbook is a useful tool in the continuous training of teaching staff, therefore also addressing teacher training topics.

The handbook contains:

  • theoretical foundations regarding gender equality
  • analysis of middle school and high school curricula that lend themselves to the introduction of elements of gender equality
  • concrete suggestions and exercises for integrating the teaching of gender equality in different subjects
  • (self) assessment questionnaires for teachers
  • recommendations for a gender-sensitive and intersectional approach to working with students
  • activity sheets, illustrated exercises to address gender equality in the classroom
  • video recommendations and links to additional resources that teachers can use in the classroom to deepen the concepts discussed and learned.

Before publication, the textbook was tested by specialists and practitioners in secondary education.

The Handbook for Teaching and Integrating Gender Equality in the Classroom can be accessed here.


The material was developed in the project "EGALIS: Gender equality through social change and education", implemented by the Partnership for Equality Center, in partnership with Front Association, AnA - the Scientific Society for Feminist AnalysisACTEDO - Equality and Human Rights Action Centre PLURAL Association and SEX vs STORK Association, with financial support from Active Citizens Fund Romania, programme funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Grants Grants 2014 -2021.

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