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HeARTful Learning Conference: Gender Equality in Society through Education



The Philip Barker Centre for Creative Learning, and Lucy Holbrook (trainer, coach and therapist), would like to invite you to attend a free upcoming conference exploring how we can create gender equality in society through Early Years and primary education:

HeARTful Learning Conference
Friday 8 November, 8.45am – 4.30pm
The University of Chester, Warrington Campus, WA2 0DB


This event presents inspiring speakers, creative workshops and an opportunity for those working in the arts and education to share insights, questions and learning around gender equality.

Key note speeches will be delivered by Graham Andre (primary teacher involved in the BBC documentary ‘No More Boys and Girls: Can Our Kids Go Gender Free?’), Helen Griffin (primary teacher, trainer and author of ‘Gender Equality in Primary Schools – A Guide for Teachers’), and Tatiana Chemi (Associate Professor at Aalborg University, Denmark; exploring the outcomes of gender equal arts-based learning in education.)

Join us to inspire and be inspired to transform our society into a fully inclusive one for people identifying as any gender.

For more information and to book, visit


If you, or anyone in your networks, would be interested in delivering an inspiring 45 minute workshop at this conference, we welcome applications. An application form and further information can be found on the conference websiteThe deadline for submissions is 5pm on Sunday 20 October.

If you have any questions at all please contact

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Type of offer:

Classroom resource CPD/training opportunity Networking opportunity

Key Stage:

EY - 2



Session length:

Full day

Nature of activity or art form:

Festival / event Conference

Subject or curriculum focus:

Art & design Citizenship Dance Drama English Gatsby benchmarks (skills for employment) Geography History Maths Music PE PSHE SMSC Science

Venue address:

Crab Lane, Warrington WA2 0DB, UK


Philip Barker Centre for Creative Learning