“I’m no longer accepting the things I cannot change…I’m changing the things I cannot accept.”

Angela Davis

Browse some of our media appearances where members of the End Sexism In Schools campaign share our work and our message about the importance of gender equal education.

8 February 2024

This is exciting! If you watched The Chase on 8 February 2024, did you spot our research pop up as a question? We agree chaser @anne_hegerty – “When you think of how many great female novelists there’ve been, yes 2% does seem inadequate.” See more on the End Sexism in Schools Twitter stream.

6 February 2024

Debbie Brazil and Kathleen Fisher on the causes and consequences of the backlash against feminism highlighted in Gaby Hinsliff’s recent article. Read more on The Guardian website.

1 February 2024

Gen Z are becoming “polarised” on gender issues, a study from Kings College London has revealed, with starkly different opinions on the impact of feminism. Read more on The Big Issue website.

5 August 2023

18 June 2023

Debbie Brazil and Rachel Fenn talk on The Independent Teacher podcast.

12 June 2023

Debbie Brazil and Rachel Fenn talk on The Schools Should Be podcast.

In response to an opinion piece in The Guardian by Jeffrey Boakye titled ‘Why are books on the English school curriculum still in the grip of straight, white men?’, the End Sexism In Schools team submitted a letter in support of Boakye’s statements but highlighting how gender is often overlooked in discussions about diversifying the curriculum. Our letter was published in both print and digital editions.

The Women’s Prize for Fiction has launched a campaign to encourage more men to read novels by women. In this brilliant episode of Women’s Hour, author Kate Mosse – a best-selling novelist, playwright and founder director of the Women’s Prize for Fiction – talks about why this is important and quotes our research into gender bias in the KS3 English curriculum as an example of why men read so few books by women. Listen on BBC Sounds from 26 mins 26 seconds.

In a fantastic article for The Guardian, rounding up books by women that every man should read, the fabulous Mary Ann Sieghart quoted our research into gender bias in the KS3 English curriculum to highlight one of the reasons why men read so few books by women. The article appeared in both print and digital versions.

Article in Teaching English – National Association for the Teaching of English

Read our article published in the National Association for the Teaching of English magazine, Teaching English.

International Women’s Day Event

Our founder, Debbie, talks about the End Sexism in Schools campaign at an International Women’s Day Event with Motherwell.

Women Ed conference

Rachel speaks to the Women Ed conference about the campaign and our research into gender bias in the KS3 English curriculum.

Lambeth Anti-Harassment campaign

Rufus speaks to Lambeth Anti-Harassment campaign about #EveryonesInvited and tackling rape culture in schools.

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