Category Archive: Everyday Sexism Project

Everyday Sexism Group and The Empower Project 17 February 2020

Our S6 Everyday Sexism Group is very excited about bringing The Empower Project  to school on Monday 24 February, for workshops with interested pupils in S4 – S6. The Empower Project works with young people, helping to share thoughts about social media, gendered experiences and tech abuse. Senior pupils who are interested in discussing these …

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Everyday Sexism Group to Write for Glasgow Women’s Library – News! 23 January 2020

Oliver & Morven are members of the Everyday Sexism Group – on study leave at the moment – but in the library on Thursday 23 January for prelims prep. Their news is that the group has been asked to write for Glasgow Women’s Library after its recent workshop in school. So exciting!

New Year, New Start, New Books 7 January 2020

Our new display is all about a new start and new books. We are asking pupils to write their suggestions on to a sticky note and post it on the wall. It is filling up nicely #newyear #newbooks #newideas. Jolie and Sarah in Our Everyday Sexism Group have added their suggestions too and what great …

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Everyday Sexism Group – In the Press with Funding Success Story – 20 December 2019

Funding success story for Elgin Academy library  By Lorna Thompson –  Published: 11:09, 20 December 2019  |Updated: 13:07, 20 December 2019 ELGIN Academy is one of 34 schools across Scotland to be awarded extra library cash. The secondary has received a £3,000 boost from the School Library Improvement Fund (SLIF), which supports creative and innovative projects in school …

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Everyday Sexism Project – School Library Improvement Funding – 19 December 2019

Schools across Scotland have received a cash boost from the SLIC School Library Improvement Fund (SLIF) totalling £272,000. Thirty-four projects will share the funding which is designed to support creative and innovative projects within school libraries. The Moray Council’s Elgin Academy S6 Everyday Sexism Group is a recipient of this funding. The national funding …

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Equal Everyday Sexism Group – last meeting of term and new plans – 17 December 2019

Tuesday 17 December was the final meeting of term with our Equal Everyday Sexism Group. There was great feedback to the workshop with Glasgow Women’s Library on 12 December and all the pupils are now buzzing with ideas. Next term, the group is looking forward to a workshop with the Empower Project, based in Glasgow and …

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Glasgow Women’s Library Workshop with Equal Everyday Sexism Group 12 December 2019

We had a very, very busy day on Thursday 12 December and especially enjoyed welcoming our visitors: Nadine & Becca from The Glasgow Women’s Library, who delivered a workshop with our S6 Equal Everyday Sexism group.  S5 pupils were invited too #passingonthebaton. Nadine & Becca began by sharing what they do and then our group …

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Equal Everyday Sexism Group – Staff Meeting and Kirsty Logan – 5 & 6 December 2019

Sarah, Jolie & Morven from the S6 Equal Everyday Sexism group delivered a presentation all about their project to the school’s staff at ameeting on Thursday 5 December. There was a survey for staff to complete too. This project & the pupils’ fabulous work are a result of our trip to the Edinburgh Book Festival …

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Everyday Sexism Group with Maxine Jolly, Education Scotland 14 November 2019

The S6 Everyday Sexism group met on Thursday 14 November and  were joined by Maxine Jolly from Education Scotland, who was in school for the day. Maxine told pupils about workshops, links & gave ideas for going forward. It was lovely to welcome Maxine and huge thanks to her for coming along.

Look What is Coming Up in November – 1 November 2019

So many good things ahead in November: @doug_johnstone workshops with AH pupils. #NationalNonFictionNovember for all. @womenslibrary workshop with S6 Everyday Sexism group. @Skaldstavern with S2 pupils. New S1 Information Literacy project on Athena. #BookWeekScotland + All the regular events = Excited!

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