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Would you send your kid to this school?

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TeiTetua Wed 29-Jun-11 13:33:51

A preschool in Sweden that makes a big effort to avoid introducing any gender expectations about the children:

www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/26/gender-bias-egalia-preschool_n_884866.html

Or is it just a bit too artificial?

WeDONTneedanotherhero Wed 29-Jun-11 13:43:13

I would love to send my DC to a school like that as I think it gives the children the freedom to explore their likes and dislikes outside the restraints of gender stereotypes. I think it's a very positive idea.

TotalChaos Wed 29-Jun-11 15:37:29

sounds great in principle.Only thing I have any reservations about is avoiding use of the personal pronouns him/her - from a language development point of view that could be a bit confusing, especially if a child has a language delay.

somethingwitty82 Wed 29-Jun-11 20:11:52

Too far-

I would hazard a guess that it would in fact not be neutral be emasculated, which quite a lot of people seem to equate to gender neutral

aliceliddell Thu 30-Jun-11 20:36:34

What do you mean, Something? Why emasculated, not defeminised?

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