We recognize that gender is but one of the various factors which influence your students’ academic performance, but find the body of research on this subject to be broad enough to fill a chapter of its own.
As more and more of our students have grown up in a time where gender equality is “both taken for granted and not yet a reality” (“Tips for Teachers” 1), classroom gender dynamics have become even more complicated to identify, much less address.
Nonetheless, being aware of the patterns of behavior described below, as well as the teaching strategies that follow, will help you treat your students equitably and encourage wider participation in your classroom.
Many state courts and enforcement agencies have interpreted these laws to protect transgender people.
Many states and localities also explicitly prohibit discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation in public accommodations.
State and federal civil rights laws prohibit covered businesses from discriminating against customers on some grounds, but the range of businesses covered by law varies.
Federal nondiscrimination laws covering public accommodations cover only race, color, religion, national origin, and disability.As far as our students go, we attract male and female students at a nearly-identical rate.”A State certification created in 2005, the Professional Gender Equality Certification is assigned after the consideration of a labelling file by AFNOR Certification and an appearance before the certification commission.The evaluation focuses on several criteria split into three fields which include actions taken in the business to promote professional equality, resource management, and parental management and support in the professional setting.Businesses that are public accommodations may also be covered by other civil rights laws.For example, while the customers of a restaurant are covered by laws regarding public accommodations, the restaurant’s employees are covered by laws regarding employment.After its qualification as a Private Higher Education Establishment for General Interests (Etablissement d’Enseignement Supérieur Privé d’Intérêt Général, ESSPIG) by the French state and the renewal of its Diversity Certification (Label Diversité ), Montpellier Business School has been equally awarded the Professional Gender Equality Certification.