5 DAY GENDER TRAINING
This 5 day course will provide you with the language, practical tools, tips that you need to incorporate gender equality and inclusion considerations effectively in your policies, programs and across your organization. Certificates of Training are available upon successful completion of the course.
This course is designed to be highly participatory and interactive to maximize dialogue, learning and networking. Participants are encouraged to share their own experiences, best practices and challenges. The focus of the training is on building the capacity of participants to apply tools and concepts to their actual work and to address challenges that they currently face in their day to day work. In her workshops Karen employs a personalized and interactive style that enables participants to bridge the gap between theory and real life application. Karen’s upbeat style of delivery and love of lively discussions are sure to motivate and inspire participants into action.
DAY 1 – GENDER CONCEPTS
Sex vs Gender
Gender identity, gender roles, gender construction
Gender myths and implications
GE Instruments & international commitments
Practical needs vs strategic interests
Equality vs equity
Equal treatment vs opportunity vs outcomes
Condition vs position
Presence, participation and decision-making
Gender integration vs gender mainstreaming
A new framework for Gender Equality
DAY 2 – GENDER BASED INTERSECTIONAL ANALYSIS
What is GBA+? Why do we do it? When do we do it?
Pros and cons of different GBA+ Frameworks
Sexual Division labour
Harvard Analytical Framework
Gender Analysis Matrix
Capacity & Vulnerability Framework
Policy Analysis Matrix
Differential Impact Analysis
Data Collection & Analysis
Analysis & Reporting
GBA+ Practical Activity
DAY 3 – GENDER RESPONSIVE PLANNING
Gender responsive planning
4 types of GEI programs
Gender sensitive vs gender equality goals &
Planning for equitable vs equal outcomes
Planning for differential impacts
Strategies for projects, programs and
Equality vs equity strategies
Activities vs Action plans vs Strategies - what's the difference?
Engaging men and youth
DAY 4 – GENDER SENSITIVE MONITORING & EVALUATION
4 types of GEI Results
Monitoring for gender equality vs gender sensitive
Reporting on GEI activities vs reporting GEI results
4 types of GEI indicators
GEI indicators - qualitative vs quantitative
GEI in Results Based Management tools and processes
DAY 5 – GENDER TRANSFORMATION,
MAINSTREAMING & AUDITS
2 different mainstreaming approaches
Organizational framework for gender mainstreaming
Gender mainstreaming check-list for projects, programs and organizations
Challenges and best practices in mainstreaming
Dealing with resistance to GEI
GEI Audit tools, processes and requirements
Developing personal action plans
Presentation of Certificates
“I have learned more practical and job-related skills here than in any other short course I have taken. Thank you!” CK, Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC) International.
“This was the best professional development experience I have ever had – Thank you!”EM, Canadian Co-operative Association.
“I highly recommend this course for people working in all levels of government in Canada on gender issues. The concepts, analysis and practical tools provided me with much needed information I can incorporate in my work. Thank you so much! ” RB, Manager, Women’s Secretariat, Government of Nunavut.
“It is a real bonus of the gender training that you are willing to engage with folks after the onsite training ends. It’s very rare to be offered this type of follow-up and it is extremely helpful. I really appreciated the extra support.” CC, Gender Advisor, USAID.
“Thanks again for a truly empowering experience! The interactive format of the training provided an opportunity for trying out the tools provided, visualizing the concepts, breaking-down the technical jargon into usable every-day language, and learning from the experiences of other participants. The discussion on how to start the conversation on gender in various contexts was an added bonus. This was one of the best training courses I have attended.” DGM, Department of Planning Control & Evaluation, Organization of American States.