The Learning Institute and the Education Committee's Gender Panel jointly provide this collection of resources designed to help those who wish to reflect on their teaching or management practice with a view to promoting gender equality.
Resources on gender for heads, leaders, managers and teachers
The self-study module on supporting women's careers includes some facts and figures on the employment of women and men in academia; research on 'gender schemas' and their impact on women's careers; and a case study and checklist for use in action planning.
The self-study materials for first-line managers covers the law on equality and a quiz to test your knowledge.
The undergraduate admissions online course includes material on equality, and departmental administrators might be interested in the managing for diversity course, sample materials from this course are also available.
The teaching at Oxford page contains a checklist of equality issues for those teaching at Oxford and considers general issues or questions on equality when teaching.
A summary of key figures can be found on the gender and employment at Oxford section, for anyone interested in the employment of men and women at Oxford.
General resources on gender
The University's Equality and Diversity web pages:
- provide information on the legal framework for gender equality
- describe Oxford's gender equality scheme
- give regular updates on progress against the scheme - view the 2010 progress report.
Female colleagues can also sign up to the Oxford Women's Network via the Equality and Diversity pages.
Oxford's International Gender Studies Centre exists to advance research on gender, culture and development.
The Equality Challenge Unit promotes equality and diversity in higher education and has materials on gender on its website.
The national Equality and Human Rights Commission website has resources on gender and on the pay gap between men and women. The national Fawcett Society campaigns for equality between women and men. The UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology is the Government’s lead organisation for the provision of advice, services and policy consultation regarding the under-representation of women in science, engineering, technology and the built environment (SET).