Women's stories of empowerment and empowering

Duckworth, Vicky and Smith, Rob (2017) Women's stories of empowerment and empowering. Project Report. University and College Union, London.

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Abstract

Access to basic education is a fundamental human right. Ensuring this
right is a reality for girls and women needs a commitment at a local,
national and International level.
The challenge for educators, policy makers and all stakeholders is how
to ensure this is addressed. The aim of this International Women’s Day
report is to provide a lens on gender, learning and empowerment.
This research aims to understand and provide evidence of how
the further education (FE) sector is vital in transforming lives and
communities in 21st century Britain.
The study provided learners, teachers, parents and employers with
the opportunity to tell their stories, linking the distinctness of FE to
the impact it has on individuals, society and the economy, and strongly
drawing out the role of the teacher in making a difference to quality
teaching and learning. The research data provided a rich source of
evidence for the empowering and inclusive work undertaken in FE
for sector representatives and policy makers to draw upon.
This report presents some of the findings in relation to women’s
stories of empowerment from the research project.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects: X200 Research and Study Skills in Education
X300 Academic studies in Education
Divisions: Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > Centre for Study of Practice and Culture in Education (C-SPACE) > Re-thinking Practitioner Education and Professional Practice
Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > School of Education and Social Work
UoA Collections > UoA25: Education
Depositing User: Dr Rob Smith
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2017 08:48
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 08:53
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/5241

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