Icelandic Women’s Rights Association / Icelandic Teachers’ Union Equality Committee

Hallveigarstaðir, Túngata 14, 101 Reykjavík
Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 3 p.m.

This Nordic panel will focus on teaching feminism and gender studies at the secondary level. The panelists discuss the challenges and opportunities of teaching gender studies in high schools, teaching materials, pedagogy and target goals, integrating CEDAW and the Beijing Platform for Action into Nordic gender studies, and how we can ensure the sustainability of gender studies programs at the secondary level.

No admission. Coffee and light refreshments.
15:00 Welcome

15:10 Þórður Kristinsson, Kvennaskólinn í Reykjavík: Deconstructing your reality, one school assignment at a time

15:30 Lise Bæk, Roskilde Gymnasium: Integrating the Gender Perspective into Danish Secondary Schools: Challenges and Opportunities

15:50 Stephanie Thögersen, Sveriges Kvinnolobby: Introducing an Online Study Course Outlining CEDAW and the Beijing Platform for Action

16:00 Hanna Björg Vilhjálmsdóttir, Borgarholtsskóli: The Sustainability of Gender Studies in Secondary Schools

16:20 Discussion

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