Women’s Legacy, the European Erasmus+ educational innovation project KA201 coordinated by Conselleria d’Educació of the Valencian government, has started another of its lines of development. It is the publication of textbooks that include the multiple contributions of all the women who have worked towards the construction of knowledge throughout the history of humanity, thus breaking with the androcentric narrative that has prevailed in the classroom until now.
To do so, two publishing houses, Bromera and Micomicona, have collaborated on this project. Specifically, the former has focused on music textbooks, while the latter has focused on language and literature.
Thus, Bromera has published Musiquem 1 and 2, a didactic material aimed at secondary school students, which has been prepared by several music professionals, such as Toni Caldés Garrido, Laura Capsir Maiques, Maria Faubel and Ana Sánchez García.
As for Micomicona, they have published materials for secondary school students created by different experts in Spanish language and literature, such as Mila Picó, Esperanza Zaragoza, Isabel Llopis and Ana Meliá.
In both cases, the content has been developed with a transversal gender perspective, using inclusive language and avoiding stereotypes, as well as promoting active reflection and meaningful learning.
At Women’s Legacy, we are convinced that materialising our work in textbooks thanks to the collaborating publishing houses is another step forward in the recovery and recognition of women’s cultural contributions. Their use in the classroom will be key to a change towards real equality.