Teacher Professional Development: Teaching Gender Equality
Mon 29 May
5-7pm FREE
95-97 Gellibrand St, Colac VIC 3250

This program will be delivered by experienced teachers and will cover:

  • Building a Feminist Collective at your school - Briony O’Keeffe, Fitzroy High Feminist Collective
  • Getting a Gender Equality Policy in your Primary School: Why it's important and how to do it – Jess Duncan from Derrimut Primary School
  • Respectful Relationships Education: Whole School Approach. What is DET doing? – Barb Jennings, Women’s Officer, AEU

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 local teachers with the skills to promote and implement gender equality initiatives within a whole school framework.


Her Place: Remarkable Women Education Guided Tours             

Mon 29 May, Tues 30 May, Tues 6 June, Wed 7 June, Tues 13 June and Wed 14 June
11am-12pm / 2pm-3pm (60-minute session)
95-97 Gellibrand St, Colac VIC 3250

Class size: whole class / small groups

Her Place Education Guided Tours provide students and teachers with an overview of, and introduction to, Her Place Women’s Museum Australia and its current exhibition Her Place: Remarkable Women.

The tour will offer a brief background on sexism and gender equality. Students and teachers will also be introduced to Primary and Secondary curriculum materials linked directly to the 10 featured women.

Specific VicCurric links are listed on our Education page.

If the Education Guided Tour times are unsuitable, teachers are welcome to guide their students through the exhibition independently. In these cases, Her Place Women’s Museum can provide teachers with student resource materials to use throughout the visit.

For more information or to book, contact Kylie Oliver: E: kylie.lois.oliver@gmail.com M: 0411 585 744


Educational Resources

Her Place Museum Australia has engaging and wide-reaching educational resources, available to both primary and secondary students and teachers. These free classroom resources are intended to assist teachers to introduce and contextualise the stories of the Her Place exhibitions.

All lessons have been linked to the Victorian Curriculum to enable teachers to put them to their most effective use.  It is recommended that teachers use curriculum materials prior to visiting the exhibition.