Education and Gendered Cheese – Nipples + Misogyny

We need more women to join the education debate and not just in the audience. – I made this video called Education and Gendered Cheese.

After I posted it @AnnMroz sent me a message saying ‘you have combined my greatest irritations in one clip’.

I think this clip resonates with many; male and female, because despite having a large female workforce, the decision making process and the debate is still largely male dominated.  There is no excuse to have all male panels debating education anymore.



It was ill-conceived to allow Katie Hopkins a voice debating education when there are so many women in the field with far more experience.  She courted controversy like a pantomime dame to be laughed at – I saw no men paraded in this way. The serious stuff was debated by the men.


The TES recently printed this

It discussed how money is being wasted by encouraging girls to become scientists, that if they are interested they will study the subject anyway.  The psychologist thought it was not a natural selection for many female students.  That is all very well until you see gendered cheese.


This is another conference coming up with SSAT (The Schools Network):



This was Belmas at the weekend (July 12/13) great – women in the panel – why should this be unusual?


I leave you with this article written by US blogger, @PLThomasEdD discussing nipples, females and education reform.



3 thoughts on “Education and Gendered Cheese – Nipples + Misogyny

  1. The podcasts from the same BELMAS conference – particularly the IGNITE session – and other panels such as ‘Any Questions’ led by education journalist Sue Young – show you really can get the balance right !

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