At the end of this course participants and the participants will be able to:
Cultivate critical thinking relating to the gender dimensions of human experience.
Acquire theoretical knowledge and critical understanding of theories and research approaches relating to the formation processes of gendered identities and operations and practices resulting from them.
Sensitized to the awareness of the various forms of gender distortions, prejudice and discrimination related to gender in the educational process.
Exercised the contract group and individual work based on specific terminology, logical arguments and references.
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course aims to introduce some general theories and main concepts on gender, but also empirical research on the field of gender and education. The course focuses on education and on how gender relations affect as well as differentiate education. Three main themes structure the course: Main concepts of gender and gender relations; societal perspectives on gender patterns in education; and processes in school. The intention is to extend students' knowledge of current theories, research and practice relevant to the impact of gender in education. Both Greek and international research and perspectives will be presented.