"We Learned that Men Are No More Important Than Women". A Study of the Construction of a Co-Educational School in Cantabria (Spain)

Ángela SAIZ LINARES Noelia CEBALLOS LÓPEZ About the authors

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to raise awareness about some essential curricular and organizational issues, that help advance towards a model for coeducational schools. Under an ethnographic approach, we present the most important results of a study conducted in a Spanish public school, which is a paradigmatic example of a school that undertakes reflections and actions that explicitly strive to eliminate gender discrimination and build other models of masculinity and femininity.

Coeducation; School Organization; Curriculum; Ethnography

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