the gender gap

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Redesigning outreach activities for
the gender gap

13
th

April 2012

Introduction and Scope


The ‘team’


Context


What already happens


What is planned for the future


Thoughts and observations


Any questions?

The ‘team’


Dr Caroline Lambert


Associate Head of AEE


Faculty champion for gender equality


Miss Kuksy Makota


Final Year student on Aerospace
Technology


Individual project is on gender equality
and outreach development


Context


UKRC workshop in September 2011.


Brought all different people together to share
thoughts and ideas:


Senior staff to final year students


Male and female


Different departments and Faculties



We realised some of what we did already was
good practice but some improvement and
more thought were needed.

What already happens


What already happens


What already happens


EC Promo Video



Used by all departments on open
days.


Input from staff, students and
potential employers




http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W03sfOqscm8&feature=youtu.be




What is planned for the future


Taster Workshops


Year 10/11


Small group ‘real’ activities led by staff
and students


Access to positive role models


Athena SWAN


Been brought to the attention of the
senior management


Aiming for University Bronze award
application in November 2012

Thoughts and plans for the future


We were embarking on some really
good practice already


Need to develop it, learn from it and
disseminate the impact


Look into more depth at the activity
led learning (ALL) approach on
gender expectations and
perceptions.

Thank you for listening

ANY
QUESTIONS?