NTU Assoc. Prof. Loretta Trickett highlights misogyny in schools

NTU Assoc. Prof. Loretta Trickett highlights misogyny in schools

 March 18, 2022

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Loretta Trickett is an Associate Professor at the College of Business Law and Social Sciences, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University. To commemorate IWD 2022, NTU celebrated the influential research and expertise of its female colleagues, including Loretta who's working towards a culture change in tackling misogyny

Education should address issues around gender

An article "Why misogyny needs to be tackled in education from primary school", co-authored by Loretta, offers some meaningful insights, such as the below:

"Global research on primary schools has shown that boys learn to behave in gendered ways that are reinforced by the adults around them. Teachers are a key part of this socialisation process. To change behaviour, we need to start with school. Education needs to address a series of essential socio-cultural issues around gender, from power relationships and inappropriate language to touching and violence," says Loretta.

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