Resources and guidance for teachers

The Institute’s suite of teaching resources.

Resources and guidance for teachers


As part of our Improving Gender Balance project, we’ve created a toolkit for inclusive science teaching, which includes self-evaluation tools as well as summaries of our advice and guidance in this area. We have also produced a set of PSHE lessons on gender stereotyping, which could be used during PSHE lessons or tutor time. These resources are available to download from our TalkPhysics website.

We also have a number of more in-depth resources available:

Girls in the Physics Classroom: A teachers’ guide for action is a guide for teachers on how to put the research findings into action.

Engaging with Girls: An action pack for teachers includes guidance on carrying out action research and a set of additional teaching resources.

Science: It’s a people thing is a pack of resources for running an off-timetable discussion workshop with female students.

The girls in physics videos illustrate teaching approaches that the research suggests will encourage girls to consider continuing with the subject.

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