Cuevas teacher winner at the IX Awards Rosa Regas promoting equality in schools


Counseling honors four jobs teachers Córdoba, Cádiz, Almería and the Faculty of Nursing of Seville

The Ministry of Education has awarded the IX Rosa Regás Awards to curricular materials that stand out for their co-educational value, corresponding to the course 2014-15, that have fallen into four works developed by teachers from Hornachuelos (Cordova), San Fernando (Cádiz), Pulpí and Caves of Almanzora (Almería) and the Department of Nursing of the Faculty of Nursing, Physiotherapy and Podiatry of the University of Seville.

The Rosa Regás Awards, which is annual, They are aimed at stimulating among the teachers of Andalusian public centers the creation of curricular materials that promote gender equality. According to a press release, The objective is thus to reward the works that contribute to create in the student body a fair and equitable representation of the world and that promote the values ​​of real and effective equality between men and women.

For this the content, development, language and activities included in these materials must be co-educational in nature, that favor equality in interpersonal relationships.

The awards have two modalities. Mode A is for unpublished curricular materials, not published, presented and carried out by non-university teachers who provide their services in public educational centers, individually or as a team. For his part, mode B is intended for materials published by Andalusian publishers or institutions, both public and private.

Within the first modality, the first prize went to the work ‘Pink plus blue equals violet’, made by José Antonio Mora Trujillo, from CEIP Victoria Díez de Hornachuelos (Cordova). Awarded for his contribution to promoting coeducational practices that favor an equal relationship, avoiding the promotion of sexist and discriminatory behaviors, the project includes activities related to affective-sexual diversity, prevention of gender violence, the visibility of relevant women in history, responsibility, etc, that have been developed during a complete course in this Infant and Primary school.

The job, aimed at the entire educational community (faculty, students and families), presents as newer materials the creation and filming of a short film of great educational value, 'Little machismos'; the recording of a non-sexist video clip, ‘Happy not sexist’; a documentary report, 'Great women', and, last, a spot about diverse families, ‘If there is love, there is family ’.

Prevention of gender violence

The second prize has been for the project ‘Monthly campaigns to educate on equality and prevent gender violence from educational centers: invitation to a commitment so that no more women bear the weight of violence ’, prepared by María Pilar Cabanes Jiménez, from the IES Botánico de San Fernando (Cádiz).

Distinguished for his contribution to the promotion of equality and the prevention and eradication of gender violence among adolescent students, This work proposes to approach coeducation in a comprehensive way and during the ten school months through monthly campaigns, so that it stops being treated only on designated dates and that it forms part of the curriculum and the centre's plans.

The third prize has been for ‘EnVÍDIAte’, for its contribution to promoting values ​​education through video creation. The authors of the project are Conrado Gandía Penades, from IES Jaroso de Cuevas de Almanzora, and María Luisa Lafuente Porcuna, from IES Mar Serena de Pulpí, both in Almería.

For his part, within mode B of the Rosa Regás, has been awarded the first prize by the Nursing Department of the Faculty of Nursing, Physiotherapy and Podiatry at the University of Seville for the work ‘Gender and Health. Proposals for working with small groups ’, of which its contribution to the training of university students stands out, specifically of the one who is studying the Nursing Degree, on gender through an experiential methodology.

This material arises from the teaching experience with the students of the subject ‘Gender and Health’ Nursing Degree, which aims to train in a series of specific gender and health and transversal competencies through work in small groups, with flexible dynamics and through the application of different methodological strategies: experiential exercises, Discussion groups, videofórum, role-playing, study of cases, etc.