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The Transform Education Newsletter

October 2021

31 Oct 2021

Hey Education Transformers! 

Checking in to say hello and to send you some energy, learning material & self care vibes. 

Content to consume:

It’s time to end gender stereotypes in schools  

This IDG 2021, Education Transformer, Alinafe and Head of UNGEI Secretariat, Antara, came together to write this OpEd in Ms. Magazine!

Watch back on the launch of UNEGI's new campaign, Step outside the gender box: learning free from stereotypes. Find out more about this campaign calling for the removal of gender stereotypes from textbooks and classrooms to advance gender equality in education. 

COP26 is starting!

On November 1st two weeks of climate negotiations will kick off, and TE is involved! Activists are making their voices heard to ensure that:

🌸 Gender transformative education is recognised as crucial in advancing climate justice.

🌸 Young people are respected as partners in climate processes.

Make sure to check out TE members engagement in person or via the livestream

  • November 5th, 11.30-12.30 BST Blue Zone (UK Pavilion): ClimatEducation Crisis - how the climate crisis is denying children their right to education and what we can do about it.
  • November 5th, 1.00-2.30 BST Green Zone: Climate justice, education and gender equality - targeting the connections. Sign up here.
  • November 9th, 16.45-18.00 BST Blue Zone: Importance of quality education in advancing climate justice and youth leadership


Funding/ Job Opportunities: 

Vacancies at new independent YIELD collective  action hub - Aimed at transforming the sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people.

Gender Fund - Supporting initiatives working to make systems just and inclusive and advance women’s leadership.

Doria Feminist Fund - Funding opportunity for new and emerging feminist groups and individuals in the MENA region and Libya.

Vacancy at Plan International as Policy & Advocacy Lead - Youth Political Participation  - Lead on gender transformative policy and advocacy work within the Girls and Youth Power & Action Hub


In solidarity, 


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