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The central sharing hub for #UoDedu teacher education students at the University of Dundee

February 17, 2018
by Katie Jones
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Fake-ish News

Something that has recently been brought to my attention, yet again, is the idea that social media has made us less sensitive to the issues that are plaguing our world day in and day out. Of course, the tragic shooting at Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida has brough this to light. I for one […] Continue reading

February 6, 2018
by Katie Jones
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Year of the Woman

This year marks 100 years since women gained the right to vote in the UK. This was a monumental point in history. The suffragettes forged the way for us to make this world an equal place. If we all exercised our right to vote we could achieve true equality; not even just on the bases […] Continue reading

January 26, 2018
by Katie Jones
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This is not a disclaimer.

After reading some friends’ blogs (Kara and Blaze) I decided that it was time to do my own, extremely belated, “National Coming out day” post. You can probably guess what my main point is going to be, you have probably read a number of blog posts about how straight people don’t have to ‘come out’ […] Continue reading

January 26, 2018
by Katie Jones
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If you can’t love yourself…

One of the most important parts of being a teacher, at any stage in your career, is reflection. Anyone looking into teacher education does so with the knowledge that they will always be learning; both in terms of the curriculum areas and in terms of bettering themselves to ensure the best outcome for the children […] Continue reading

November 7, 2017
by Katie Jones
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The importance of the ‘+’

If there is one thing I’ll always care about it’s the LGBTQ+ community. A community on the rise without a doubt but one that is still far too under represented in almost all aspects of our daily lives. Our hetero-normative world is often guilty of overlooking such a vibrant part of our society and even […] Continue reading

October 8, 2017
by Katie Jones
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Better late than never…

Last week I clicked on our required reading to find out that it was about gender and how it is now seen to be nothing more than a social construct. I was ecstatic! These are topics I have always found extremely interesting and relevant. I read through it with joy and couldn’t wait for the […] Continue reading

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