Her Place Women's Museum develops and shares engaging and wide-reaching education programs to accompany exhibitions. The programs include primary and secondary curriculum-linked education resources for students and teachers.
These free classroom resources are intended to assist teachers to introduce and contextualise the stories of Her Place exhibitions.
A collaboration between Her Place Women’s Museum Australia and Museums Victoria’s Invisible Farmer Project to celebrate rural women who work, protect and heal our land.
Professional Development for Teachers
Come and hear from experienced Primary and Secondary educators about how to implement gender equality in your classroom:
- Learn how the Fitzroy High School Feminist Collective was set up
- Learn about Respectful Relationships Education and student involvement
- See examples of Primary and Secondary classroom activities that teach gender equality
- Learn about the Victorian Government's Gender Equality Strategy.
The format of this session will be via interactive presentations and whole group discussion. The emphasis is on practical ideas that teachers can transfer and apply to their own schools. The aim is to provide teachers with the skills to promote and implement gender equality initiatives within a whole school framework.
Date: Wednesday 22 November
Time: 5pm – 6.30pm (come anytime from 4pm to view the exhibition)
Where: Activity Rooms B & C on the Ground floor, Melbourne Museum, 11 Nicholson St, Carlton 3053
Light refreshments provided.
Reserve your place for this FREE event by Monday 20 November 2017.
These resources were developed by a group of Victorian teachers who make up the Her Place Women's Museum Education Group:
- Briony O'Keeffe, Fitzroy High School (and Fitzroy High School Feminist Collective founder)
- Kylie Oliver, educator and Australian Education Union activist
- Ingrid Hildebrand, St Catherine's School
- Jess Duncan, Derrimut Primary School
- Lola Jennings-Edquist, East Reservoir Primary School.
The Australian Education Union is proud of its dedicated women members – Briony, Kylie, Jess and Lola.
We thank them all,
Barb Jennings, Her Place Board Member