Eoghan O’Neill
TeachNet Moderator

Hi Sarah,

The examples you have provided will resonate with many on this course. It’s some thing we are constantly grappling with, and society continues to push these stereotypes in a number of ways. Sometimes it can be a good idea to draw attention to some examples of males in female dominated fields / females in male dominated fields. The Irish Women’s Soccer Team / male teachers / female mechanics, etc. Television programmes can often form the basis for finding some of the above. Indeed, the use of certain picture books can be another good way of exploring this topic in a more impersonal way.

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