Lärarnas synpunkter på genus och jämställdhet i skolan : Hur lärarkåren inom skolväsendet arbetar med könsfrågor såsom genus och jämställdhet i skolan

Detta är en Uppsats för yrkesexamina på avancerad nivå från Södertörns högskola/Lärarutbildningen

Författare: Jennifer Ercan; [2011]

Nyckelord: Gender; equality; learning; Genus; jämställdhet; lärande;

Sammanfattning:

The aim of this study was to examine how the interviewed teachers in one school observe their view of gender and equality regarding the educational system.  Accordingly, I would like to present my intention with this study, also be to analyze how the interviewed teachers way of working with matters of gender and equality, carry out as a portrait of their values considering the distribution in terms of gender. The research questions are the following: 

  • What is the teachers view on the concepts of equality and gender in school?
  • How do different teachers talk about their way of working in relation to gender and equality in school?
  • How is boys and girls images presented in the teachers descriptions in their discussion about gender and equality?

This study is based on a fundamental qualitative method, where a handful number of teacher’s from one school were interviewed in order to obtain information and data for the examination. The interviews were analyzed and discussed in association to earlier research in aspiration to study different writer’s theories about the conception of gender and equality. The following writers’ theories, compose as the theoretical connection of the study;” Hirdman, Eidevald, Lif and Olofsson”.

The conclusions of this study can be presented by the teacher’s intentions in balancing the matter of gender in relation to equality. All interviewers share a common view that these matters concerning gender and equality should be recognized and emphasized in the teacher’s work with the students. Additionally, due to the complex relationship between gender and equality, do the teachers there for base their work on the comprehension that the concepts of gender and equality have the same meaning and for this reason also share a similar significance. The interviewed teachers aspire to work on a solution to the issues of gender and equality, by focusing their work in situating the individual in the main center with the purpose to establish a sexless platform for each and every individual.

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