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Report
Sensitisation of teachers
Target group: teachers in technical schools
Christiana Weidel
Supported by the European Commission in the Socrates/Grundtvig Program
Sensitisation for (technician) teachers
Sensitise the male oriented “surrounding”
of technical schools for girls:
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Rooms, walls and pictures!
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Language!
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Teacher’s habits!
 and support new role models for female technicians
Supported by the European Commission in the Socrates/Grundtvig Program
Changing teacher‘s habit?
1. Involve the director & the inspector of the school
2. Sensitise the perception of the teacher
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Explain the aim of the project and show the need to raise
the number of girls in the school
Let them imagine to be a girl and identify the hurdles
Speak about concrete situations and concrete fears
3. Help them to find their own solutions
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Imagine concrete situations
Think about the consequences of concrete solutions
Let them elaborate the costs, the resources and the
outcomes of the potential solution
Supported by the European Commission in the Socrates/Grundtvig Program
“Golden rules”
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Go: top  down, involve the top.
Even if you are using a bottom-up approach.
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Use participatory methods to identify pitfalls.
... and let everybody experience it!
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Enable tailored solutions:
By the target groups themselves.
Supported by the European Commission in the Socrates/Grundtvig Program

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